Posts Categorized: Make a Dream Come True

Evie Castle

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Hi! I’m Evie Castle. Like lots of other three-year olds, I love the playground, eating pizza, watching Dora the Explorer, and reading Pete the Cat books. A few days before my third birthday, I was diagnosed with Autism, which basically means that I learn a bit differently than others. I haven’t let my diagnosis get… Read more »

Cameron Cousins

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My name is Jamie Cousins, and I live in Austin, Texas. I am writing this today to ask for your help in supporting an organization that I find very worthy. 4 Paws for Ability is a nonprofit organization out of Xenia, Ohio, that has been helping children and adults with disabilities since 1998. They place… Read more »

Jeffery Staples

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Jeffery seems like any normal 10 year old boy in Shenandoah, VA, but people who spend a lot of time with him realize that he’s not. Jeffery has been officially diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder) and Mood Disorder Unspecified, which means he’s too young for an official diagnosis for… Read more »

Jordan Blackstone

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Jordan’s journey began with us a few years ago when he and his two sisters joined our family through the gift of adoption in 2010. He was an adorable and athletic two year old who we fell in love with the moment we met him. Jordan is now a happy six year old boy who… Read more »

Olivia Anders

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Our daughter, Olivia, has received special education services since she was 9 months old. Born at 34 weeks gestation, Olivia faced immense health problems during the first 4 years of her life including anemia, an open heart valve which closed with medication, torticallis, plagiocephaly, severe oral phase dysphagia, PICA, salmonella poisoning, multiple protein food allergy which… Read more »

Andrew Yocum

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Six-Year-Old Ohio Boy in Need of Life-Saving Seizure Assistance Dog Andrew Yocum came into the world on May 5, 2008. He was perfectly healthy until his first seizure at three and a half years old. He was diagnosed with Epilepsy. Within the first year of his Epilepsy diagnosis; he had four cases of pneumonia, became allergic to… Read more »

Ryler Boyle

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4 Paws for Ryler Our 4 year old son, Ryler truly is our superhero. He has been through more in the past four years than many of us will go through in a lifetime. Please help us secure a service dog for him to help keep him safe and provide him with companionship so the… Read more »

Caroline Kahle

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Help us support 4 Paws for Ability’s mission to place service dogs with children, including a diabetic alert dog for our daughter, Caroline Amazingly enough, service dogs can be trained to detect blood sugar levels in individuals with diabetes, and alert them when their sugar is outside of a healthy range. 4 Paws for Ability… Read more »

Leah Conrad

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In October 2014, Leah, age 4, was diagnosed with epilepsy after a brief stay at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Afterward we began trying to understand how this diagnosis would affect not only our lives, but also Leah’s. We started searching for available resources for epilepsy, which introduced us to 4 Paws for Ability. We are raising money… Read more »

Ruthie Boyle

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Hi, my name is Ruthie. I am 5 years old, and when I was 2 years old I was diagnosed with autism. I also have strabismus, which means my eyes wander and don’t stay straight. I have had 5 eye surgeries to try and correct this. Having autism means that I learn a little differently,… Read more »