Josh's Eye and Brain Therapy Fund

Approximately 2 1/2 years ago, Joshua Farris incurred a concussion during training quad.  Josh was a figure skater with his sight set on this year's Olympic Games.  That training day changed his life forever.

After many tests, 4 months in darkness, and a visit to the Cleveland Brain Clinic in Las Vegas, Josh was diagnosed with damage to his 6th cranial nerve.  He underwent 18 more months of recovery.  At that time the doctors cleared Josh to return to skating.  Things weren't going right.  Another visit to the doctor revealed damage to the right eye.  Through compensating for the right eye, Josh herniated his disk between 6th & 7th.

Josh needs to undergo special eye and brain therapy to retrain his brain to use his right side and right eye.  The testing and therapy costs $4,300.  Josh can't work more than 2 hours a day because of the brain damage.  Health Insurance does not cover this therapy.  

Please consider contributing to Josh's much needed treatments today.

Donations (311)

  • Shih-Ying Huang
    • $30 
    • 4 yrs

Organizer and beneficiary

Karen Shannahan
Colorado Springs, CO
Joshua Farris

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