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Analiese

Analiese’s Story

Analiese was born with Spina Bifida which impacts the amount of sensation and movement she has in her legs. When she was younger, she walked with a walker but that became more difficult as she got older. “I found more independence in my wheelchair because I was able to fully take in every experience, rather than that using all of my energy getting to my destination and being tired when I got there."

Andre

Andre’s Story

Andre is a happy, smart, and joyful eight-year-old twin boy that developed hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy with spastic triplegia as a result of a brain bleed at birth. He loves Pete the Cat, slides, swings, and bubbles.

Adam

Adam’s Story

Life for Adam, a political science major at Sacramento State University, has completely changed since receiving his new Permobil standing power wheelchair.

Amber

Amber’s Story

Amber is mom to three amazing boys with Down syndrome. While raising three boys has its challenges, things got a lot more complicated at the end of 2016 when Amber was in a serious car accident and suffered a spinal cord injury at the C1 level and is now a paraplegic.

Callie

Callie’s Story

In 2016, the day after Christmas, Callie’s life forever changed when she went into septic shock while pregnant with her son, Quinn. The chain of events and journey that followed were equal parts heartache and triumph. Despite the challenges, Callie has found true independence.

Carlos

Carlos’s Story

Carlos lives an independent and active life. He likes to watch sports, go to the gym and spend time with his puppy. He has been a Numotion CRT customer since his injury but primarily needs products from Numotion’s Medical Supply business.

Dan

Dan’s Story

Dan was diagnosed with motor neuron disease (MND) in March of 2018 and ALS in June of 2018. By the end of 2018, he was beginning to use his power chair and by March of 2019, he became fully dependent on his power chair.

James

James’s Story

James considers himself a Professional Hobbyist. He is not sure that is a legitimate title but it is the best way to describe his lifetime of learning. James has gained some proficiency in Martial Arts, mountain biking, and paintball while dabbling in 3D design & printing, screen-printing, line skating, bicycle polo, Radio Controlled car racing, and a couple of other hobbies he has forgotten. Fueled by a seemingly unlimited supply of duct tape and cardboard as a child, James has always been a maker.  

Joe

Joe’s Story

Joe is a twenty-three-year-old senior in college who is hoping to work in film and television production. He enjoys movies, sports, and long walks with his dog Winifred.

Kai

Kai’s Story

Danielle is the proud mother of a very special toddler named Kai. She lovingly refers to him as her “sour patch kid,” and it’s an apt reference to their story, one filled with the highest of highs and lowest of lows. Kai was diagnosed with a rare medical condition called Beta-propeller protein-associated neurodegeneration disorder (BPAN), a progressive disease that damages the nervous system, and there is no cure. First it’s sour, then it’s sweet. A sour patch kid story, for sure.

McKenzie

McKenzie’s Story

McKenzie Coan was diagnosed at nineteen days old with a condition called Osteogenesis Imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease. McKenzie has met her share of challenges but she turns each one into an opportunity for growth.

Zander

Zander’s Story

At thirteen months old, Zander went from a walking, running and climbing baby to a paraplegic in a few short hours. Zander was diagnosed with Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a rare disease that affects the spinal cord, the part of the nervous system that carries messages to and from the brain. He was treated at Levine Children’s Hospital and spent three weeks there for inpatient rehab. Recovery from AFM is unknown. Zander continues to make slow but steady progress.