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The Kiddie Pool… Help Change Taisei’s Life

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About Me

I am 7 years old and my favorite activities include listening to music, going to a pool with my dad, having books read to me, and playing with my 3 year old sister Hana (although we fight sometimes).

Let me tell you a little bit about myself. When I was 10 months old, I fell from a booster seat and hit my head. I don't remember much but I was carried to a hospital in a helicopter where I was diagnosed as having a traumatic brain injury. With internal cranial bleeding, I went through a surgery. My doctor told my parents that I had a 50:50 chance of surviving but I fought for my life and survived. But as a result of my injury, I lost control of my body. When I left the hospital, I wasn't able to hold up my head, move around on my own or eat my favorite food anymore.

Since then, I have worked really hard to gain back what I had lost. Physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, feeding therapy and other therapies became part of of my daily routine. Most of the time I don't enjoy these therapies because the therapists work me really hard and I cry sometimes. Nothing comes easy to me but gradually I made progress. I am now able to hold up my head, make eye contact with my parents, eat more food from my mouth, and even speak a few words (I can say my mom's name too). Also, my parents got me a nice walker which helps me stand on my legs and move around a little. Recently, I also started going to an elementary school where I enjoy spending time with other kids.

Although I have my challenges, I am a normal boy who loves to do things that other kids enjoy. I just can't do everything well. But my parents love me very much and I take my life one day at a time. And I don't take for granted any little progress that I make...like being able to walk a few steps further using my walker.

So when you see me, please hold my hand and say hi! I am very friendly and I like to make new friends.

Thank you for reading my blog!! God bless you.

Love,
Taisei


Kiddie Pool Donations

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Fun Facts

Fun facts about Taisei.

His favorite colors are...Red and Blue

His favorite hobby is...swimming

My Need

My Physical Therapist recommends that I get a Convaid Transport Cruiser. This provides the support I need with specific accessories to allow me to get around more easily.




Pool Rules

*Kiddie Pool Donations are like gift certificates. They can only be redeemed for product or credit on account with Adaptivemall.com. They cannot be refunded.

*An excess of funds might be in the child’s Kiddie Pool when the goal is reached. If this occurs, no refunds will be given. The funds may be used towards additional merchandise.

*The Kiddie Pool goal is based on the product and accessories current price at the time the Kiddie Pool is established and that price are guaranteed for twelve months. Actual order total is subject to change based on additional accessories chosen, size changes or price changes set by each manufacturer after twelve months. If a price increase has occurred, you have two options:

1. Increase the goal amount
2. Put acquired funds on credit with Adaptivemall.com for later use

*After the goal is met and before your order is placed, Adaptivemall.com will verify sizing with our staff therapists.
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