Sidney is 2 ½ years old and resides in Eastern Europe. Her current diagnoses include low weight at birth (3rd degree); Post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus; VPA; Infantile cerebral palsy (spastic quadric paresis); Deafness in the left ear and highly reduced hearing in the right ear; Delay in the neuro-psychological development.
Sidney is very active! She moves around by turning or pushing herself. She does not have good leg support when placed in a walker. She reaches out to toys, grabs them and manipulates with them for long periods of time. She purposefully hits the toy on a hard surface.
Sidney has a good emotional state. She initiates contact with adults and is happy when seeing familiar people enter the room. She pronounces continuous combinations of sounds. Sidney falls asleep easily and her sleep is peaceful. The child is calm when bathed or dressed/undressed. She is fed by an adult, but she is picky!
*** I am eligible for a $2,000Grant!*** This grant is offered by Reece’s Rainbow, for children in this specific country. Grant funds are dependent on available funding.