We were also very fortunate to work with Lidwina van Dyk, a human developmentalist who still works with us to help Chloe reach her potential.
We needed to do intensive physical and cognitive work with her, and soon an army of volunteers was recruited and set to work.
This article describes it best: Chloe can now walk, with assistance.
She can shake and nod her head for yes or no and she can sign ‘more’.
I’ve worked with people from all over the Autism Spectrum, have laughed and joked with Down’s Syndrome kids and adults as well as people with a range of other conditions along the way.
Cri du Chat Syndrome, however, has a special place in my heart, which is why we have a whole page dedicated to it.
It’s a rare condition, occurring in only about 1 in 20,000 to 1 in 50,000 newborns, according to the Genetics Home Reference. Cris (02)9954 1064 or 0413 599 076 This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need Java Script enabled to view it Helen 0418 428 971 This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need Java Script enabled to view it 3/566 Miller Street Cammeray NSW 2062 "Their ability to grasp the scope of the project and provide innovative solutions for describing it in video format was excellent.Here at Lifelong Literacy I’ve met many people of varying abilities over the years.She makes her feelings and desires very clear, despite her lack of verbal language.The Cri du Chat syndrome (Cd CS) is a genetic disease resulting from a deletion of variable size occurring on the short arm of chromosome 5 (5p-).