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Bridgett's Story

Bridgett
7 years old

Down Syndrome, Congenital Heart Disease

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Meet Bridgett

Bridgett is one of the happiest little girls we know! She’s a social butterfly, and brings joy with her everywhere she goes.

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Bridgett is becoming more independent by the day. We are so proud of her determination. Before she goes to school, Bridgett’s nanny will ask her to find her coat and shoes. Once she does, Bridgett is able to dress herself with just a little bit of help from her nanny. We love watching Bridgett continue to blossom.

Bridgett had a wonderful time celebrating the holidays! She loved clapping along to the Christmas carols, giggled with glee when she tried on festive hats, and made sure she was first in line for candy canes. We love celebrating with Bridgett, and we look forward to ringing in the new year with her.

Bridgett is as sweet and spunky as ever, and her nannies have so much fun with her! She likes to play “teacher” and will gather the other children in the room to sit in a circle, then she’ll have them mimic her dance moves. The nannies sit nearby to cheer the children on as they practice! We’re always so encouraged by Bridgett’s leadership and determination.

Clever Bridgett has been learning sign language this year, and it’s inspiring to see how many signs she can do! Currently, her favorite sign is “yucky.” She puts her hand under her chin and wiggles her fingers, then giggles as her nannies praise her. We are so proud of Bridgett’s determination!

Bridgett was the queen of pool day! As soon as she entered the water, she initiated splashing games with her friends. She found a water gun and asked every person at pool day if she could squirt them with her new toy. Bridgett contributes a playful, entertaining presence everywhere she goes.

Bridgett recently enjoyed her first trip to the zoo! She explored, snacked on animal crackers, and looked at the elephants, giraffes, and monkeys! Although she slowly and shyly inched toward the giraffes, in the end, they were her favorites. We have so much fun with Bridgett!

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