William’s Story

William is a happy, enthusiastic and energetic 6 year old with multiple disabilities, who has bravely faced huge challenges with the help of many people. We, his parents Colin and Bev, and his elder brother Joseph, would like to share…

hannah's success story

Hannah’s Story

Our daughter, Hannah, is 8 years old and in the third grade. She has a diagnosis of Down Syndrome, Autism, and Apraxia. When Hannah was younger we communicated with her using sign language and then the PECS program. About 14…

Julia’s Story

Julia was born a happy and healthy baby on December 28, 2005, weighing in at 8 lbs 2 oz (SMALL in comparison to her older brother, a 10 pounder!) It was a scheduled C- section and after a few days…

Maggie’s Story

Maggie’s story began just like any other little girl’s. She was born in the arms of devoted parents who always held a great level of faith in the well-being of their daughter’s future. The hopes and dreams of her parents…

Mia’s Story

At 2.24am on Christmas eve 2004 my life changed forever when my gorgeous daughter Mia was born, but not in the way I had planned. Deprived of oxygen at birth, her first few hours were very hectic as doctors and…

A Labor of Love – Vincent

Climbing slowly and carefully onto the treadmill, 7 year-old Vincent smiles with anticipation. He pushes the button, and his feet begin to move rhythmically.

Jason Grudem

Jason is featured in Walgreens 2010 Annual Report. “As a parent of a 13 year old with special needs, success stories such as this give me hope that my son will one day have an employer willing to give him…

Noah’s iPad Story So Far

My son Noah has had his iPad for about 4 months. He is now two and half years old. He has moderate Cerebral Palsy that affects both his lower body (i.e., he does not walk yet) and upper body, arms,…