Brandon was born with Down syndrome. His muscle tone is lower than that of a typical child and he has taken longer to learn to do certain things (walking, talking, etc.) than other children his age.
Charlie suffered a stroke while in utero and needed to be delivered early in order for doctors to perform brain surgery on her. The stroke affected Charlie’s left side and her shunt surgeries put her behind physically.
Dylan suffered a stroke, which caused a large arachnoid cyst to form on his brain. The cyst prevented Dylan’s corpus callosum from forming, which means the two halves of his brain cannot communicate with each other.
Teagan was four months old when she was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma and has had six surgeries to correct and relieve the pressure built up behind her eyes.
YOUR HELP IS STILL NEEDED
YOUR HELP IS STILL NEEDED TO REINSTATE
THE SPOKANE GUILDS' SCHOOL'S FUNDING
Thank you to everyone who responded to our first call for support! Despite these efforts, the dire situation remains the same. For those of you not familiar with the issue, The Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) administration has chosen to eliminate $195,000 of current federal funding dollars to the SGS&NMC, starting July 1, 2013, which supports our Family Resource Coordinator (FRC) positions. Here's how you can help!