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A routine newborn screening test identified a potential issue with Micah’s hearing when he was just four days old.

8 June 2022 |


Five-year-old Kyran was diagnosed with a rare life-limiting condition as a baby, but he continues to defy the odds.

25 May 2022 |


Shortly before Alfie’s third birthday, his mum, Jess noticed an unusual reflection in his left eye. It was recognising this very small change that led to his diagnosis of retinoblastoma, a type of cancer in the eye.

11 May 2022 |


Thornlands 8-year-old Osian managed to sail through the first few months of Prep, but things really started to look up when he put on his first pair of glasses.

27 April 2022 |


Alice was only two days old when a routine newborn hearing screening detected a problem with the hearing in her right ear. Further tests revealed that she had severe to profound hearing loss in her right ear, and a mild hearing loss in her left ear.

17 March 2022 |


As a toddler, Harrison began showing difficulties with communication and social interactions but his mum, Skye, never imagined a genetic disorder would be the underlying cause.

17 August 2021 |
Last updated: 27 June 2017
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