Posts Categorized: Make a Dream Come True

Joshua Dawson

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Our son, Joshua, was diagnosed with Autism when he was 3 years old. Joshua turns 14 in December. Joshua is a very active teenager. Over the years, Joshua has made great progress at his own pace. He has participated in Special Olympics and Challenger Little League for several years. He goes to Monkey Joes and… Read more »

Robert Contreras

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My name is Shannon, and I am Mom to an amazing child named Robert Contreras, aka Bubby. Bubby is 3 1/2 years old. The day our adoption was final, we met with doctors and discovered Bubby had a seizure disorder. He was having 25-30 seizures a day. He was also not hitting his developmental milestones…. Read more »

Samuel Stephens

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Sam has had challenges since he first drew breath. He was born face up and was unable to cough out the amniotic fluid in his lungs. He spent the first few hours of his life, unbeknownst to the nurses, in respiratory distress. Once his respiratory issues were discovered, he was quickly transported to Neonatal Intensive… Read more »

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 »