Levi had his first seizure when he was only 14 months old. At first, doctors told us that he had a type of seizure that is fairly common in young children. But when the seizures continued after several months, he was finally diagnosed with a seizure disorder.
Now, Levi has an implant to reduce the length of his seizures, he takes three different medications every day to help reduce their frequency, and he receives speech and physical therapy. While the medication has improved his condition, Levi still is unable to do things that other kids his age are able to do, such as go to summer camp or play unsupervised since he might have a life-threatening seizure at any time.
Levi doesn’t have the opportunities to do things with friends like most kids his age do. He would love to have a companion that he knows will always be with him and help him if he has a seizure. A trained seizure dog will help keep him safe and alert us if he is having a seizure, and provide a great source of comfort to Levi and our family.