Giving Kids a 'Leg Up'
The Leg Up Farm started as an ambitious idea that sometimes seemed like an impossible goal, but the dedication of its founder and the construction team behind him never wavered. When Louis Castriota’s daughter Brooke was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease at age 1, he immediately began researching how she could get the best care possible. He discovered most treatment plans for a condition like Brooke’s, which involves both cognitive and motor function delays, do not extend past the early intervention phase. After age 3, treatment programs for children with learning disabilities and developmental delays are scarce and unaffordable for most families.
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