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November 19, 2018

Dylan was diagnosed with Angelman Syndrome in July 2009 at 15 months old. Angelman Syndrome is a neurogenetic disorder that shares symptoms and characteristics similar to those associated with autism, cerebral palsy, and Prader-Willi Syndrome.  This diagnosis meant many things…global developmental delay, sleep disturbances, seizures, walking/balance issues, he may never speak, physical/speech/occupational/other therapies, and daily medications. “Angels” are also known for their happy disposition and contagious laughter, despite all of the challenges they face.  Thankfully the seizures have been pretty well controlled with medication, with a few outbreaks here and there, and Dylan is progressing well in school and al...

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