Fleur was diagnosed with brain cancer in December 2018 when she was 12 years old and had to have major surgery to remove a large brain tumour. Unfortunately, before and during the surgery Fleur had several strokes which have left her paralysed completely on her right side.
While she was incredibly brave throughout treatment, it was hard for her to walk and move about. Over the last year(s) she received intensive physio, speech and occupational therapy and special medication to manage ...
Xavier has been through so much in his short time on earth. Born with craniosynotosis (fused skull) it was thankfully determined at age 1 there is enough space for brain growth and would only impact him cosmetically. Xavier was in pain for many years and it took a long while for doctors to diagnosis but after allergy tests, blood tests and further endoscopies & other scopes at five he was diagnosed with both coeliac diseases, where the body can’t digest ...
William is definitely a warrior. Every hurdle William is presented
with, he will always find one way or another to get over it. He’s a happy
three-and-a-half-year-old with the most infectious smile around…. nothing
William was diagnosed with Renal Coloboma Syndrome
when he was a baby, a condition that affects kidney and eye development.
William had his left kidney removed at 6 months old and is vision impaired. William
has also been diagnosed with laryngomalacia, a condition that affects the vocal
cords and impacts breathing and swallowing. ...
Bailey is a beautiful little man who loves dinosaurs, his dogs (the family have 2) and everything outdoors…. originally from Kalgoorlie, Bailey and his family have been stuck in Perth for over 12 months for treatment- away from all they hold dear. He missed out on 4yo kindy but is hoping to start preschool mid-year when they are allowed home.
Oliver is an energetic happy child despite being diagnosed with non-verbal level 2&3 Autism, High risk B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Global developmental delay.
One of the biggest challenges for Oliver is that he can’t speak. However, he loves everything especially playing with other kids, music, Mickey Mouse, the Wiggles, Paw Patrol and cars like Blaze. Oliver always has a smile even when he is sick.
Sophie was initially diagnosed with osteosarcoma but developed cardiomyopathy as a consequence of treatment, and now has a heart pump (a ventricular assist device that performs the function of her left ventricle) and is waiting for a transplant.
She is a sweet, funny kid who is independent as well as strong. She loves her puppy, her friends, her cousins (& her parents!), creating with Lego, jazz and tap dancing and the water. ...
Arlo and his family are living in diagnosis limbo with no answers as to why he suffers from lung problems and swallowing issues that require him to have thickened fluids and the need for a hearing aid.
Despite these daily challenges, Arlo is such a bright happy child and no matter how sick he is he still knows how to ...
“Life isn’t sure;
life is scary. It doesn’t mean you stop living it.” – Susan May Warren
Calvary is a bubbly
and happy 3-year-old girl who loves people and loves life! The most special
relationships she has is with her older siblings and their pet dachshund named
Dashy. She enjoys the playground; she is a little shy and stands back but just
loves watching other children play. She also loves Peppa Pig, dinosaurs, ice
cream, riding her bike, painting, bubbles and Baby Shark.
Sahara, a 10-year-old cat-crazy girl has finally finished her treatment! Yes, she is completely into cats! So, if she is not watching a cat channel on YouTube, it will be arts and crafts videos. Her idea of a perfect day or her dream is a day filled with cats and running on the beach with them.
At a young age, Sahara has received surgery due to ...
Seven-year-old Taylah should be having fun in the playground with her friends and her big sister, Caileah. Instead, she’s undergoing chemotherapy to treat a rare ovarian cancer called Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumour.
Her parents, Bradd and Charron, have been understandably devastated by Taylah’s diagnosis.