Karen’s story

When we stayed at the hospital in Japan, we were informed that there was another girl who also had r(20) was a patient at the same hospital. Because of her record, Karen’s doctor thought that Karen might have r(20) as well and they were right.

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James’ Story

We have little or no idea what the future holds for James, he currently requires help throughout his daily life and it’s not possible for us to predict how independent he may be as he grows up.

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Paul’s Story

Paul was diagnosed with Autism at 13 years old too, but l think the zoning out, that made it difficult for him to learn, was due to epilepsy not Autism.

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