Over the last twelve months Chelsea has had:
2 Hospital admissions
5 Emergency Hospital visits
14 Occupational therapy appointments
17 Physiotherapy appointments
15 Speech therapy appointments
8 Neurologist appointments
4 Paediatric appointments
38 Music therapy sessions
730 doses of medication
Got a wheel chair
Held a Zumba Danzeit Fundraiser with the local community
Started to use the right arm and leg more
Started toilet training
Broke her leg on a swing
Celebrated her 3rd Birthday
Started to weight bear with assistance
Realised that Chelsea won’t ever talk but can understand us and communicates in her own ways
Continued the ketogenic diet to assist in controlling her seizures
Asked for Help more than 62 times
Learnt how to clap her hands
Spent around $11,200 on therapies, medications, nappies, keto diet foods and equipment.
Started the construction of Chelsea’s Special Home
Received a Suncorp Brighter Futures Grant
Received more than $60,000 worth of donations and discounts for Chelsea’s Home
Thank you to all the friends, family, carers, respite workers and organisations that have helped Chelsea over the past twelve months.
She is a very loved and lucky girl to have so much support.
With all the therapy appointments, early intervention and homework activities I look forward to seeing Chelsea stand or maybe even walk in 2014!