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 »

Henry Baumgartner

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Hello, meet Henry! He is 3 years old, and he loves his mom and dad and little brother. Henry is a very special boy and we love him very much. He’s very sharp, smart, and a quick problem solver. He loves the outdoors, especially going on walks, slides, playgrounds, rock climbing walls, jumping, and swimming…. Read more »

Karman Slack

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Hi, My name is Karman…..I’m 9 years old and have lived with my grandparents since I was 2.  You see I was born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome with secondary diagnosis of PTSD, Autism, ADHD and mild mental retardation and my grandparents, who I call Mom and Dad, are working with 4pawsforability.org to help get me a service dog.  I… Read more »

Lucy Kutz

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Lucy Kutz (DOB: 03/20/2003)                     On May 24, 2010, Lucy had her first seizure. Following a normal pregnancy and childhood, it came out of the blue. There is no history of seizures from either parent and rarely has Lucy been sick. Unfortunately, it is one of the flukes of nature that her brain just… Read more »

Sophia Fuchs

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If you haven’t already heard, Sophia has been approved for a Seizure Assistance Dog. This service dog will assist Sophia by utilizing its trained skills of seizure alert and behavior disruption (lap/touch/deep pressure), along with providing comfort for her when she is over stimulated, scared, or having mood swings due to her medications. Please check out the amazing… Read more »

Summer Patterson

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My name is Kelly Randinelli. My fiancé, Sam, and I, his 10-year old son, our daughter, and my parents reside together on our small farm in Oxford, PA. In June of 2014 our daughter, Summer, was diagnosed with autism, mixed receptive expressive language disorder, and sensory seeking/sensitivity concerns. She will be 3 in May but has the language development of an 18… Read more »

Hannah Sichelstiel

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I would like to introduce you to our daughter, Hannah.  Hannah blessed our family June 30, 2003 and made our family complete.  She was perfect!  Our world came to a complete halt on September 5, 2003; Hannah had her first seizure. Hannah’s life began with many and multiple types of seizure.  Her very first few… Read more »

Robert Hinton

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Robert is 8 years old. He has Intractable Epilepsy. That means medicine does not work for him. He started having seizures at 18 months old. He now goes into what is called Status Epilepticus. That means when he has seizures he does not gain consciousness before the next seizure comes. He gets into a pattern… Read more »

Dominic Cleffi

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Hi! I’m Dominic, better known as Dom.  I am very energetic, I love to cuddle, the Lion King is my favorite movie, I could eat every cookie in the world, and iPads are my favorite thing in the world! Oh, I also happen to have autism. I was diagnosed just after my 2nd birthday. What… Read more »