Tag: Cerebral Palsy

MATIAS & MARIO :: NON-VERBAL, CEREBRAL PALSY, DELAYED DEVELOPMENT

Matias Matias and his twin brother Mario were born at 28 weeks. Matias weighed 1 pound 14 ounces at birth and required heart surgery, continuous oxygen and a colostomy bag for many months. He needed to stay connected to a monitor because he would stop breathing. Matias is now three years old and such a […]

Lila :: cerebral palsy and chromosome deletion 10q

Meet Lila! Lila rocked her Sweet Nectar session with smiles and tons of cuteness! Lila was welcomed into an amazing family who are dedicated to their passion for education and advocacy of special needs and transracial adoption. Lila has cerebral palsy and chromosome deletion 10q. This genetic syndrome can cause developmental delay, intellectual disability, behavioral […]

Kathryn : Cerebral Palsy, Spastic Diplegia, Hydrocephalus

Kathryn was born at 23 weeks and was a triplet. Her two sisters did not survive. She weighed 1 pound 1 ounce and was cared for at Valley Children’s Hospital in the NICU for four and a half months. At two days old she suffered a right grade four and left grade three brain bleed. […]

Kylee : Hydrocephalus, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delay

Kylee was born at 27 weeks gestation and only weighed 2 lbs 4 oz. She had heart surgery at 1 day old to close a hole in her heart. She developed grade 3 brain bleeds and required a shunt to be placed. By 10 months old she had had 4 shunt surgeries. Kylee acquried a […]

Victor : Cerebral Palsy, Seizure Disorder

Victor was born with Cerebral Palsy due to complications during birth. Victor also has a seizure disorder that has been under control with the help of medication. He is non-verbal but speaks through his amazing smile. Victor is a diehard 49ers fan and loves going to games with his family. Please join us in supporting […]

Micah : schizencephaly, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, trachealmalasia

Micah is a miracle to his family. At 8 months old, weighing only 9 pounds, Micah was adopted and brought home from Ethiopia. After an assessment he was hospitalized with failure to thrive due to cerebral palsy caused by schizencephaly- meaning his brain did not develop normally and there is an empty space in the […]

Peyton :: hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy, seizures, and global delays

Peyton’s journey began at 23 weeks, he came into this world weighing 15oz. and is the only surviving triplet.  He suffered from fluid on the brain at birth causing extensive brain trauma. Peyton struggles include hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy, seizures, and global delays, due to the pressure.    Peyton has such determination and has worked hard to […]

Dani & Brenda :: Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delays, A.D.D./A.D.H.D.

Dani and Brenda are twins that were born at 24 weeks.  Brenda weighed 1.9oz. and Dani weighed 1.10oz. at birth.  Both girls were not expected to live.  Each of the girls face their struggles; using braces to help them walk, wears glasses, attends speech, physical and occupational therapy, and both girls attend a special needs […]

Amari :: Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) | Cerebral Palsy

Amari turned 5 years old this September. At six months old she was diagnosed with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV), shortly after her initial diagnosis it was confirmed she has cerebral palsy and complete hearing loss in her right ear. Congenial cytomegalovirus is a virus that can cause birth defects and developmental disabilities such as deafness, blindness, […]