Antoni asks me out of the blue: Do you know what “Prime Minister” is? me: well, do YOU know what “Prime Minister” is? A: I know. me: so, what is it? A: It is too difficult, you would not understand. me: Well, maybe you can try. A: No, I would be 15 years old by the time I’m finished explaining it to you. … 10Learn more »
Welcome to the webpage of our son Antoni Szymczak.Antoni had a very difficult start in his life. He spent a lot of time in hospitals where he had to go through a lot of painful medical procedures. He has a rare genetic disorder called Kabuki Syndrome which presents in complex medical needs and significant developmental delay.
In spite of this, he is a cheerful, happy boy, who smiles and laughs a lot, loves to dance and sing, play games and watch his favourite TV shows, like any other child :)
As the parents, we want to keep account of what is going on in Antoni’s life, and also to give an insight into the struggles facing the families with disabled children. We want to thank all those who helped, and keep helping, us. Let this be a way to express our gratitude by celebrating Antoni’s happy life.
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We have been very quiet on this page recently. However, we kept ourselves busy – during the last 6 months Antoni was: 4 times admitted to A&E 10 times unwell and seen by GP (does not include times when he is unwell but we were able to cope with it at home) 4 times reviewed by paediatrician 14 times seen by another specialist inLearn more »