Meet some of our children!

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Maria. 22 She is the second child in her family with microcephaly, her younger brother also has microcephaly. Her brother was a resident of Ashia but became prohibitively physically aggressive and was sent back home. She came to Ashia in 2002 and had no speech but would sit quietly. She can now write her name with only the letters MARI. She can only draw some shapes. She LOVES to dance and imitate the sounds of music. She can say family names and maybe twenty words but otherwise makes only sound