Mito-Kids

Living with the "Disease behind the Disease"

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The Kids

If the crown fits, wear it

If the crown fits, wear it

Britney 10/23/89

  • First seizure at 7 months
  • Has been on anti seizure drugs for 19 years causing severelearning delays
  • Was 1 year seizure and Medicine free while on the KetogenicDiet
  • Has had a Vagal Nerve Stimulator for over 12 years
  • Has an infectious smile
  • Is currently having almost constant seizures which minimizethe amount of time she is awake.

Nikiya watches her iPod

Nikiya watches her iPod

Nikiya 10/23/91

  • First seizure at 7 months
  • Had a stroke at 16 months and was never thought to walk
  • She took her first steps at the age of 5 when her youngertwin sisters started walking.
  • Does not talk
  • Has been on anti seizure drugs for 17 years causing severelearning delays
  • Was 1 year seizure and Medicine free while on the KetogenicDiet
  • Has had a Vagal Nerve Stimulator for over 12 years
  • is rarely seen with out her iPod where she watchesAnimation, like Frosty and Disney Classics

Deaf Jammer

Deaf Jammer

Ashley 2/24/94

  • Born Deaf
  • Diagnosed with diabetes at 3
  • Thyroid Diagnosis Hashimotos
  • Amazing artist
  • Loves to Draw Manga
  • Wants to attend an all deaf school
  • Wants to be a psychologist for deaf kids

Graduation with Honors

Graduation with Honors

Alyssa 2/24/94

  • Deaf in 1 ear, Hard of hearing in other
  • Diagnosed with diabetes at 2 1/2
  • Barbie shoe removed from bronchial tube at age 4
  • Gall Bladder removed at 5
  • Thyroid Diagnosis Hashimotos
  • Loves to read and write in English and French
  • Wants to be an Entertainment Lawyer and screenwriter

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