for good. She is a fierce advocate by paving the way for future research to help others who may receive the same diagnosis.
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Mariah: THAP12 Mutation
Having the only two known cases of a genetic mutation called THAP12, Mariah has used her daughter's condition for good. She is a fierce advocate by paving the way for future research to help others who may receive the same diagnosis. THAP12: The Only Two in The...
Tamara and Matthew: Down Syndrome Follow Up 1 Year Later
There were suspicions in utero that their baby would have Down syndrome, but they didn’t know for sure until he was point. After a lot of study and then ultimately meeting their son with Down syndrome, they have decided Grayson is perfect the way he was born.
Jennifer and James: Adoption of 4 Children with Disabilities
Jennifer and James have a very unique family, they have 10 children! 6 of them have been adopted and 4 or those adopted have disabilities. They each have brought love and joy into their family. Internationally Adopted Children with Disabilities The Unexpected...
Rebekah and Chris: Achondroplasia (Dwarfism)
Rebekah and Chris have Achondroplasia, a form of Dwarfism. They have 2 children, one that has Dwarfism, and one that does not. Rebekah and Chris open up about what it’s like living as a little person, and how they feel now that they have a daughter with the same condition. Rebekah is a great resource to parents who receive a Dwarfism diagnosis for their child.
Amanda: Pfeiffer Syndrome
Having a child with Pfeiffer syndrome comes with it’s challenges. You will discover, however, these kids are just like any other, they just look different.
Valerie and David: Down Syndrome
Typical of that time era, David and his wife were encouraged to place their daughter, Sharmi, who had Down syndrome in a state institution. They chose to keep Sharmi at home. A decision David is grateful for. Sharmi’s sister, Valerie, eventually became her...
Gwen: Asparagine Synthetase Deficiency
Gwen is the mother of Claire and Lola, teenagers with asparagine synthetase deficiency or ASNS. Both Claire and Lola have microcephaly as a result of ASNS. Despite this, they have filled their family and community with love. Finding Happiness and Joy The...
Kassy and Darren: 7 Q Chromosome Deletion
Kenai is truly one of a kind. With only a handful of people in the world diagnosed with 7Q deletion, he is paving the way and proving doctors wrong. His parents, Kassy and Darren, share what a joy he’s been to their family and how they are helping him grow...
Nicole and Adam: Spina Bifida
Piper is a vivacious little girl with spina bifida. She surpassed the doctors’ expectations even before she was born in an in utero surgery. High-Risk Surgery Before She Was Born “I Had a Feeling that Something Wasn’t Right” During her 16 week...
Caitlin and Dallin: Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Auni lived a short life due to Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Despite this, she made a lasting impact on her parents and all who knew her.
Christie: Adopted 35 Children
Christie and her husband built their family by adopting special needs children, 26 of them to be exact. Special needs children bring such joy into a home.