State: Manhasset, NY
Facility: Schneider Children’s Hospital @ North Shore University Hospital
David is a 17 year old boy with Cerebral Palsy. Despite his severe physical limitations, his cognitive ability remains intact. David has an engaging personality and enjoys talking to others about school, family and friends. He has persevered through tremendous hardship. David is dependent on a health aide for all activities of daily living. Due to his motivation to stay on top of school work by listening to audio school books and teaching others how difficult it can be to live with a debilitating condition, David is a true Hero!