When Annabel Beam was five years old, her parents became concerned when she threw up constantly. Upon taking their daughter to the hospital, they discovered that Annabel has two rare conditions: pseudo-obstruction motility disorder and antral hypomotility disorder. These intestinal conditions resulted in Annabel’s intestine muscles failing to contract, which ultimately caused the muscles to believe that there was a blockage in her intestines. For the first years of her diagnosis, Annabel and her family prayed and hoped for a miracle. However, Annabel’s conditions continued to worsen.
She is married with John A. McCallum, a hearing man and they have four children’s. She lost her hearing when she was just eighteen months after she was rushed to the hospital with a dangerous high fever, which was later identifying as the Haemophilus influenzae virus. The doctors administer her two powerful antibiotics that reduced her fever and saved her life because she was only hours from death when she arrived in the hospital.
Helen Keller, a blind, deaf, and mute woman, once said, “We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.” This quote means that everything is possible if we work hard and never give up. Helen Keller’s idea is reflected in The Miracle Worker by William Gibson and can also be tied into the lives of every human being, including mine. Helen Keller’s idea that anything could be achieved by persisting is shown in The Miracle Worker by William Gibson. This play takes place in the 1880’s on the Keller ranch in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Helen Keller, a spoiled six-year-old child, lost her sight and vision when she was six months old.
The left side of her face becomes disfigured. The next fifteen year she saw herself different from everyone else and not in a good way. Every day she found something new about her appearance that disgusted her which seemed to be the greatest tragedy she has faced, and cancer seemed to be a minor comparison. Cancer seemed to be a ticket for empathy of kindness towards her and having a disfigured face seemed to be a ticket to avoid her, how
Her parents were James and Lou Hazel. In her early years she would avoid her father as he was abusive and was the leader of their family. When Nannie was seven, she was a passenger on a train that came to a halt. She hit her head, then proceeded to have migraines,blackouts, as well as depression. In the sixth grade, she dropped out due to the lack of family support throughout the school.
At just 19 months, Helen became deaf and blind from a disease that isn’t confirmed. Helen wasn’t able to go to school because her behavior was getting out of hand. When this happened, Helen’s parents called Anne Sullivan. Anne began using
In this documentary, the viewers see a child that had been severely battered and abused by her father Clark Wiley, as well as being neglected by her partially blind mother Dorothy Irene Wiley struggle to find a place in the world after she is found and rescued from her abusive home. During those several years of torment Genie was deprived of educational and physical interactions which seemed to be evident at the time of her rescue seeing as she could only utter twenty words that were instilled in her when her father lacked sympathy and had outrageous burst of anger, as well as in the way she walked with her head hobbled over and her arms close to her body at all times. At the time, young Genie was transferred to a children's hospital in Los Angeles where a study took place about the Developmental Consequences of Extreme Isolation headed by psychologist
It is evident that Melinda was depressed as she was biting her lip and cutting her wrist with the end of a paperclip. Due to her depression, she was not fully understood by many people, such as her parents and Heather. For example, when Melinda cut her wrist, her mom said, "I don’t have time for this Melinda" (88). Since her mom does not bother to take the time to comprehend her situation, it is clear that she does care about how Melinda feels. Moreover, Melinda’s behavioural issues stem from her depression and lack of desire to actively engage in her life.
She was placed on medication to control the seizures, the side effects from the medications started making her very depressed and suicidal. Her medications were changed to try and prevent some of these side effects. After about three months of being diagnosed with the concussion Deja vision started to return and she was able to return to a normal classroom setting at school. Once returning to school we learned that she was still unable to remember things from her past that was already taught to her. The lights and glossy paper was affecting her at school and she was experiencing bad headaches all over again.
During my summer break of 2011, I broke my ankle on father’s day. I broke my tibia, fibula and cracked my platelet in my ankle. My mom rushed me to a hospital where we waited two hours for me to be seen. After a while my mom got frustrated and very impatient she then helped me back into the car and rushed me to children’s hospital where they wheeled me to an emergency room and put me to sleep. They began to place my bones back into place.
Helen Keller shows all of these in her lifetime. Helen Keller was born 27 June, 1880. In 1882 she became very ill with a sickness called “brain fever” and she instantly became blind, deaf, and mute. By the time Helen was 7 years old she was already trying to create new ways to communicate. Helen Keller used perseverance, passion, and effort to overcome many obstacles.
When Helen was only 19 months old, she got very sick. The doctors said it was either scarlet fever or meningitis. The illness caused her to lose her eyesight and hearing. At some points she could see but most of the time she couldn’t. I think it would be better to lose your sight and hearing early in life.
Anna Giles ' doctors are stumped. They have yet to diagnose the 17-year-old 's condition which makes her throw up 50 times a day. Her ordeal is so bad she has had to drop out of school. Her only wish is for someone to pinpoint what has afflicted her. Medical experts have ruled out a brain tumour, allergies, and even cyclical vomiting syndrome, the Daily Mail reported.
After the second fever, she went deaf and wouldn’t talk for years and when she did start talking, no one understood her. Doris Jean’s parents were frightened with the news of Doris Jean being deaf. Doris Jean’s father left it up to her mother to really take care of Doris Jean. Her mother worked hard to know about Doris Jean’s condition and would read books about Helen Keller. When Doris Jean was six her parents took her to a school for the deaf and left her there.