Posts Categorized: Make a Dream Come True

Kiley Bell

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Hi! My name is Kiley Bell, and I am 10 years old and in 5th grade. I love swimming, and singing in chorus at my school. I love to hang out with my brother and play video games and watch movies. When I was 8 years old I was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, and brittle… Read more »

Keenan R

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We would like you to meet our 3½ year old son, Keenan! Keenan joined our family at one month old; he was adopted at 19 months. He was diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in January 2018. FASD is a physical, brain-based disability causing structural, developmental and even cellular differences. Typically the only symptoms… Read more »

Ryece Barnett

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November 17, 2014, Ryece Johnson Barnett arrived as our families final and perfect puzzle piece. He is a 3-year-old little boy who thrives on adrenaline, milk, and nonstop action. He loves being outside, going fast, and doing anything water! Outside he seems flawless. Inside he deals with much more than most. Ryece is autistic. At… Read more »

Mallory EvansBrown

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Hi, this is our daughter, Mallory EvansBrown.  Mallory is 9 years old and the youngest of five brothers and sisters.  At 18 months, Mallory was diagnosed with athetoid cerebral palsy. This rare condition affects Mallory’s muscle strength, balance and co-ordination.  Mallory is able to do many things on her own, but falls frequently throughout her… Read more »

Ian Carr

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We would like you to meet our son, Ian! My husband and I adopted Ian at three years old from Inner Mongolia, China. Ian was abandoned on the streets of China as an infant. His date of birth is estimated to be June 6th, 2012. Due to his abandonment, abuse, and extensive time spent in… Read more »

Isaiah Springer

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Isaiah is a sweet and loving 6 year old boy.  He lives at home with his 3 siblings, both parents and his pet tortoise, Hector. Isaiah’s father, is an Active duty Air Force member and is regularly away from home on behalf of his country.  Every few years Isaiah and his family are required to… Read more »

Harlan Hawkins

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Harlan has been diagnosed with epilepsy, global developmental delays, restless leg syndrome, and possible speech apraxia. We are still early in our journey through the special needs world, and are currently still seeking additional diagnoses to explain a few more of his complex issues. At 3 and a half, Harlan spends his weeks attending private… Read more »

Alexijanae Kanani Oliveira-Golden

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My child’s full name is Alexijanae Kanani Oliveira-Golden. She had medical issues at birth. She is suffering from a rare disorder called Schizencephaly. And Texas Children’s Hospital diagnosed her with Dyskinetic quadropalegic cerebral palsy in 2008. She has clefts in the hemisphere surface. It’s a disorder that takes place in normal neuron migration during the… Read more »

Dodge Coy

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Dodge Coy needs a service dog Dodge is an autistic 5-year old boy with extreme sensory processing challenges.  This causes Dodge to either crave sensory input in the home by repetively jumping, spinning, or moving with no concern for personal safety; this same sensory processing challenge causes him to be overwhelmed in public, which can… Read more »

Kendall Wirth

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Our daughter, Kendall, is a 3.5-year-old girl from Florence, NJ with Autism. She has many challenges and limitations in her daily life which make things harder for her, and us, her family. She wanders and runs away and while it’s common for kids with ASD, it is terrifying and nerve wracking for us. Because of… Read more »