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Meet the Kids: Kelvon

Van Lift will Change this Teenager's Life Kelvon is a seventeen-year-old with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, seizure disorder, and static encephalopathy. He is totally home bound and relies on others for all his care. His family has done an...

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Meet the Kids: Nikolas

Bath Safety for Child with Disability Nikolas was born with a condition called Lenz Microphthalmia, it's a very rare condition with no prognosis. His condition makes his life quite complicated and he is unable to do anything on his own. He can roll over...

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Meet the Kids: Randi

Hypophosphatasia: Communication struggles Little Randi has hypophosphatasia and is vent-dependent. She relies on gestures to communicate, but seems to comprehend well. Her therapists feel she would benefit from a PRC Accent Communication device that could...

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Meet the Kids: Leyla

Williams Syndrome and the Need for Exercise Leyla has Williams Syndrome resulting in low muscle tone and limitations in both strength and posture. Her family is determined to provide opportunities for inclusion for Leyla and supports her development in...

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Meet the Kids: Adin

Living with Spina Bifida Myelomeningocele Adin has Spina Bifida Myelomeningocele, paralyzing him below the knees. He is eleven years old and has three older siblings, all very active. Using a hand operated recumbent bike, Adin could get out and ride bikes...

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Meet the Kids: Dannia

Living with Developmental Delays & Language Impairment Dannia is toddler diagnosed with developmental delays and language impairment (Autism). Her therapists and family have noticed that she is beginning to pick up words and phrases through electronics. An...

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Meet the Kids: Kayeden

Toddler takes on the world with the help of an Amtryke Kayeden is a toddler with a competitive streak! After watching his younger sister start walking, he is anxious to get up and moving too! He has been using an Amtryke bike at the Lee Ann Britain Center...

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Meet the Kids: Izack

Adaptive Bike - Vehicle to Inclusion and Mobility Izack is such a happy little guy, just look at his picture! He’s the youngest of three boys and until recently he has been content to watch his brothers ride their bikes. Recently Izack had a chance to ride...

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