Cailey Shinkonis 17 years old
March 27, 1999
Cailey is 17 years old. She loves Monkeys. She is happy and loves to laugh.
Cailey was diagnosed at age 6. At that time, her Father and I didn’t know there was such a thing as Juvenile Huntington’s Disease. And her pediatrician actually diagnosed her with Asperger’s Syndrome. The neurologist we were referred to recognized her Father’s HD and asked to test Cailey. She’s gone through days of testings. She has Seizures. She’s with her cousins a lot.
She loves Monkeys!
She takes bows and waves whenever she has an audience.
She loves to live she Ice Skates through a local program for special needs kids. She can no longer do gymnastics, physically she is able but not mentally. She participates in the Special Olympics (bowling and track and field) and she Plays Baseball as part of the Little League of America’s “Challenger Program” which is for special needs kids she Swims..
She Doesn’t Let jhd Keep Her Down!! She just loves to Play and Laugh and have Fun and be a Kid!! She loves purple and green. She’s also a major fashionista great outfits always