THE CHILDREN AND THEIR NEEDS
Michael is a 13 year old diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and Gross Developmental Delay. He presents with increased tone/muscle spasms in both the arms and legs. He has mastered head movements and control to successfully use a head sensor to use a computer. He is non-verbal but can communicate clearly with sounds and facial gestures. Michael is an extremely warm-hearted child with a radiant smile and pleasant attitude. He is wheelchair-bound and is in dire need of a more specialized chair to accommodate his physical disabilities.
The total cost of the customized wheelchair and orthotics for Michael is $5,580.29 (VAT inclusive).
Mariah is a 15 year old girl diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and Gross Developmental Delay. Mariah is able to communicate verbally and has a beautiful personality and kind heart. Mariah is wheelchair bound but can stand up and take some steps. She is however, in urgent need of a proper wheelchair with the correct bracing that would aid in keeping her joints correctly aligned, which is needed to help her successfully bear her own weight and hopefully begin walking
The total cost of the customized wheelchair and bracing for Mariah is $6,927.32 (VAT Inclusive).
Nicknamed DJ and PJ, Deveaughn is a vibrant 10 year old who is diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and Spastic Quadriplegia. He is loving and very affectionate and is able to speak with some clarity. At present, he is wheelchair-bound and is in need of special orthotics to support his hips, knees and ankles, in an effort to progress his mobility to walking. Deveaughn has tremendous potential for walking given the right orthotic help. He is independent in feeding, writing, colouring and most other activities that require the use of fine motor skills of the hands.
The total cost of the customized wheelchair and supports for Deveaughn is $1,585.79 (VAT Inclusive) you.
Andy is an 8 year old boy with a diagnosis of Hydrocephaly (“water around the brain”), as well as Spina Bifida. Andy is an extremely social little boy that is super excited about life and is always willing to push further. He presents as paraplegic, as he has minimal function at the waist level extending down to both feet. As for his arms, they are intact and fully functional as he can self-feed as well as participate in classroom activities such as writing, coloring, stringing and even holding a microphone to sing.
The total cost of the customized wheelchair and supports for Andy is $6,731.20 (VAT Inclusive).
Jannell is a very social 10 year old girl with developmental delay. She is enthusiastic about school and an active participant in activities. She does have a deformed right foot that requires surgery in order to stand on but her physical therapy is improving her ability to stand on her left leg for independent transfers.
Tyrel is an 8 year old with a diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy and Spastic Quadriplegia. Tyrel is able to communicate verbally and is an extremely excitable child with an effervescent personality. He is presently in a wheelchair but does have some potential for walking if furnished with the appropriate orthotics. He is in need of a specialized wheelchair and special bracing for the lower extremities to provide support and hopefully be the gateway for walking in the near future.
The total cost of the customized wheelchair and supports for Tyrel is $5,355.96 (VAT Inclusive).