Special Needs: Spina Bifida, hydrocephalus- shunt has been placed
Chrissie has Spina Bifida, which impacts her lower limbs. She received a shunt for hydrocephalus. She has experienced recurrent UTIs. This is monitored and treated, as needed. Chrissie recognizes familiar people and enjoys interactions with staff. She can hold her head up and roll from back to stomach and stomach to back. When asked about her, a caregiver said that she is very tender, likes to cuddle, laughs, and enjoys attention from adults. She makes sounds in an attempt to communicate and responds to singing by making humming sounds to “sing along”.
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*** Chrissie has received a $2,000 Grant! ***