Martha is 10 and has a very rare chromosome microdeletion (16p13.11) affecting approx 50 people worldwide. Martha is globally developmentally delayed, has no speech, very limited gross and fine motor skills, severe learning difficulties, a mild hearing loss and wears glasses for bilateral astigmatism. Martha has no independent mobility so cannot roll, crawl, stand or walk. Martha also has developmental dysplasia of the hip and complex epilepsy.
Sunday, 13 October 2013
Well Done to Martha
Martha received a "Well Done" from her class for working very hard this year at school
Martha working hard at school in her standing frame
Martha can now consistently place rings on a ring stacker with minimal support