For those of you unfamiliar with Will’s plight, he was born with a very rare brain disorder, Cortical Dsyplasia that severely retards and stunts his learning. Will, now 14 years old, has the IQ of an 18 month old, is non-verbal, cannot communicate, and suffers from numerous seizures daily. Please see Will's FB page
for a recent video of him horseback riding and using a smartboard at his school, The Center for Discovery.
Once again, I ask for your support of Will and the special place he calls home, The Center for Discovery. The Center is a world-renowned organization that helps those with special needs live a robust and fulfilling life. They employ more than 1,500 caregivers / teachers / staff and work with more than 1,200 students and full time residents. Not only do they provide students and full time residents with the tools needed to achieve all they can, their unique approach and on-going research provides hope for those with special needs near and far. The Center is committed to advancing scientific understanding and standards of care through its interdisciplinary research program.
Will has taught my family and me many things, among those most important: help those in need, don’t run from people that are different, embrace them, try to be kind and selfless at all times, appreciate God’s simplest gifts (like Will’s wonderful smile and embrace), and cherish and acknowledge the love and support of those who have helped us along this journey and, allowed us to endure and fight on. We are forever grateful!
God bless and thank you for your consideration and support.
Donations to Friends of Will are tax deductible. Friends of Will Inc. is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; EIN # 82-3819689