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Shortly after his birth, Robbie was diagnosed with a condition called Pierre Robin Sequence. He had difficulty feeding and breathing due to a cleft soft palate and a small, receding lower jaw.
Recalling the time when her daughter Sophie’s seizures first began, mum Anne says: “Sophie first noticed something unusual happening when she was cross country running aged 11.
Tom was diagnosed with quadriplegic cerebral palsy before his first birthday and discovering that their baby son would face a lifetime of disability was heartbreaking for Maria and husband Terry
Eva has problems with strength, balance and co-ordination, tires easily and suffers from a type of tremor that becomes more pronounced when she moves.