CHARISA'S CUTLERY !!
As Autumn entered our lives, and eventually became our daughter-in-law, we learned early on about Angelman Syndrome, and learned to love Charisa. We were so proud when they chose to uproot their lives, to move to Sarasota where there is a school for the non-verbal. Her immediate progress was uplifting. As we continued to visit from Central Florida, we learned that Charisa was actually left handed. Something unknown to this point. My husband and Autumn spoke about cutlery that may improve Charisa's life. GP (GrandPa) as he is called by the little ones, put pen to paper, and decided he was going to try to improve her life. We sat one evening watching TV, he looked at me, and started tearing. "Honey, I've got the name for the spoons and forks I'm making." I turned my head, never knowing what's going to come out of his mouth.... He grabs a tissue, "Charisa's Cutlery..." Yes, I grabbed a tissue too. The initial set he made, worked like a charm. She is feeding herself for the first time !! We are offering the first set, as our gift in dedication to Charisa. Should you want a second set, we ask for a $10 donation to cover expenses. Love to you all !! GP and Nana Banana McLeod
Autumn & Charisa
Angelman syndrome (AS) is a rare` neuro-genetic disorder that occurs in one in 15,000 live births. AS is often misdiagnosed as cerebral palsy or autism due to lack of awareness.