Lance was born in March 2013. He has been diagnosed with spina bifida. He cannot walk and does not have bowel control.
In video from March 2015, Lance is seen observing his environment and speaking with an adult.
Update October 2015: Lance is a well-adjusted boy with fluent speech and a good memory. Lance’s spina bifida is post-operative. He uses a wheelchair which he can maneuver himself. He eats independently from a spoon and reportedly is able to use the bathroom.3