The Trip Of A Lifetime: Buddy

The Trip Of A Lifetime: Buddy

Orange Socks is an initiative of RISE Inc. RISE supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Recently we had the opportunity is bring one of our clients, Buddy, on the trip of a lifetime. Buddy has an adventurous spirit and during his growing up...
Janalen and Rocky: Prader-Willis Syndrome and Cystic Fibrosis

Janalen and Rocky: Prader-Willis Syndrome and Cystic Fibrosis

Janalen and Rocky have 8 children, 5 of them have special needs. Because Janalen and Rocky were having a difficult time having children and they thought they would end up adopt all of their children when she found out she was pregnant with her first daughter. Abby....
Stacy and Terry: Cri Du Chat syndrome

Stacy and Terry: Cri Du Chat syndrome

Stacy and Terry are the parents of twin girls, Sydney and Logan and both have Cru Di Chat. It is a rare syndrome that occurs 1 in 20,000-50,000 births, which is caused by matter missing from the fifth chromosome, which results in low muscle tone and intellectual...
Cathy and Brian: Down Syndrome

Cathy and Brian: Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome: A Joyful Journey Cathy and Brian found out their child had a possible diagnosis of Down syndrome at her eight-month prenatal ultrasound check, when during the ultrasound the doctor spotted some blockage in his intestines. They were told that one in...
Jessica and Chewy: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Jessica and Chewy: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Jessica is a single mom of two boys, Britton and Chewy. Britton was born at 28 weeks gestation weighing only two pounds and 14 ounces. He is 13 years old now and has had many health challenges, including a stroke and brain bleed which resulted in Traumatic Brain...
Nikki and Sean: OI- Brittle Bones

Nikki and Sean: OI- Brittle Bones

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Diagnosis Turned Their World Upside Down- in a Good Way Nikki and Sean went in for a routine 20-week ultrasound when it was noticed that their baby’s legs were shorter than expected. They were referred to a specialist who, at 28 weeks’...

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