Diagnosis: right-sided spastic hemiparesis caused by a cerebral contusion
Emily has brain damage due to physical abuse. It impacts the right side of her body. She walks with a slight limp. She is receiving physical therapy and making progress in increasing her physical abilities. She can now open her right hand and catch a ball with it. She is attending school where she is making progress in all aspects of her development. She has an official diagnosis of mental delays, though the social worker indicated that this diagnosis was assigned to her simply so that she could access school based services. The agency has medical and psychological information and will have updated photos and videos soon.