Katherine has a sister she never knew existed until she was 12 years old. A sister, who is profoundly disabled was placed in an institution as a young child. Katherine reconnected with her and has become her guardian.
After going through some challenging, family experiences, Mercedes and Andy decided to adopt a child with Down syndrome. They are forever grateful they did.
Connie has been taking care of her daughter with cerebral palsy, cognitive impairment, and a seizure disorder for 41 years. She finds happiness every day.
Courtney and John struggled to parent their daughter who had serious behavioral issues. Once she was diagnosed with autism, things drastically improved.
Emerson was diagnosed with Congenital Nephrotic syndrome as a baby. Life has been anything but normal, but a kidney transplant will change everything.
Shortly after Tell was born, he was diagnosed with Syntelencephaly, a rare condition. His family has learned to find joy in their daily challenges.
Jennifer’s whole life has been shaped by her sister, Vanessa, who has Down syndrome. She wishes everyone could experience the wonderful life she has had.
Having a sibling with autism and epilepsy was difficult for Stephanie for many years. However, she loves her brother dearly and is very grateful for him.
At age 7, Jace was diagnosed with Cockayne syndrome, a rare, fatal disorder. To give him the best life possible, his mother was his strongest advocate.
Tyson has Fragile X syndrome. His diagnosis has made life anything but normal but his family learned to adapt to his needs and still enjoy family time.
Having a brother with MPS was challenging for Nathan growing up. He is now taking his experiences and helping others who have a sibling with a disability.