Girl, born 2013
Down syndrome, CHD
Listed: January 2018
Amira has Down syndrome and congenital heart disease (endocardial cushion defect). She is scheduled to have surgery to repair her heart condition soon. Amira can walk unsupported, go up and down the stairs, and eat with a spoon by herself. She can point to her body parts if asked. Amira likes to play with the other children and is fond of spicy food.
*** I am eligible for an additional $5,000 Grant! Through 2020, children with Down syndrome ages 6-9 are eligible for a $5000 Older Child Grant! ***