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Name:  Daniel

Birth Date:  March 2003

Parents: Sheng and Winnie

Siblings:  Steven (3 years older than Daniel)

Other affected family members:  None

Reside: Taiwan

Diagnosed:  December, 2008


Sat:  3 years old

Still cannot walk


Does vocalize but does not say any words

Often catches a cold and bronchitis

Has problems breathing and difficulty swallowing

Has low muscle tone, hypotonic

Often constipated

Dribbles a lot

Excessive drooling

Had strabismus

A Very happy and social boy!

LOVES to eat everything and often

Bites own fingers


Can feed himself, but needs assistance with a fork and to ensure that he doesn't overstuff his mouth

Occasionally has repetitive hand and arm movements -- almost like knitting