Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

Familiar Faces

Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

Familiar Faces

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BRYANNA

Bryanna Mercado, 9, has a winning smile! She has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. She enjoys listening to music, and watching Barney. She also loves spending time with her sister, Miranda, and her grandma and grandpa. Her mom, Tricia calls her a fish out of water--she can swim for hours! "Miranda is a blessing to all she meets." says Tricia.

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DEAN

Dean James Johnson, 3, with his Blue's Clues birthday balloons. He has a very rare chromosomal abnormality called 18q deletion syndrome. He has developmental delay, a mild to moderate hearing loss, and receives growth hormone treatment. He recently started preschool. Dean enjoys Blue's Clues and Sesame Street toys and shows. He enjoys looking at books and listening to songs and rhymes. He also loves to be tickled and tossed in the air. He has a wonderful personality and is a very happy little boy, say his mom and dad, Dina and Ralph.

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KENNY & DAVID

Here's Kenny Fine, 7, parasailing with his dad, David, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. …

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