Emily's dream

Name: Emily

Age: 4

Date dream fulfilled: 21/10/2017

Summary: Due to a rare, life-limiting condition, 4 year old Emily requires regular attention throughout the day and night. Her dream was to spend time with her family and watch the Disney On Ice show.

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 For over 2 years, 4-year-old Emily has been living between Birmingham Children’s Hospital and home. Due to a rare, life-limiting condition Emily requires regular attention throughout the day and night. Emily has epilepsy combined with mitochondrial disorder.

Emily’s condition affects the whole family. They do not have much time together to enjoy days out due to Emily’s high needs, which affects everyone including Emily’s sister.

Emily is unable to communicate verbally and the family use Makaton sign language with her Natalie, Emily’s Mum, has noticed that she loves all the visual learning experiences at the hospital. Natalie wrote to dreams come true to ask for a family day out and a visual experience for Emily that she knew she would love….Disney on Ice!

 The family had a brilliant time, it was just what they needed to have some quality time together.

 “Dear Dreams Come True,  Emily and our family had an amazing experience. The performance was fabulous. We are hoping to go again next year my older daughter’s birthday we loved it that much. :)” 

If you would like to help more children and young people like Emily fulfill their dreams, please follow this link to donate. Thank you.



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