The Kuriel family has thrown its support behind JMF by launching ‘The JMF Kids 4 Kids’. Troy is a sixteen-year-old boy, who has spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. This is the most severe classification level of cerebral palsy. Troy is currently not standing and not able to walk. Troy’s only means of ambulation is by his powered wheelchair. As Troy is in a seated position most of the day, he is at significant risk of deterioration of his hips and spine. Troy has had several weeks in hospital this year which has resulted in him being absent from school for a significant time.
A Hi-Lo Standing Frame will have a significant impact on Troy’s life at a medical, physical, social, emotional and academic level. The frame will: