Advertisement

You will be redirected to the page you want to view in  seconds.

Crisis Parenting: Raising a child with special health needs

10:42 AM, Jan. 19, 2013
Green Bay portrait artist Terry Stanley was inspired to capture Evan's joyful spirit on canvas with a project called Uncommon Beauty.
Green Bay portrait artist Terry Stanley was inspired to capture Evan's joyful spirit on canvas with a project called Uncommon Beauty.
  • Filed Under

Eight years ago, Margaret Meder's world was turned upside down. After having a seemingly normal second pregnancy, Meder was shocked to discover at her son Evan's birth that he had so many physical anomalies.

A misshapen head, wide-set eyes and fused fingers and toes were the first signs something was wrong. Then doctors rushed Evan to the NICU because he was in respiratory distress. After a day, they diagnosed Evan's condition as Apert Syndrome - a rare disorder that affects 1 in 140,000 births.

Evan spent the first month of his life in the hospital; respiratory troubles prompted frequent ...

What's your take on the Packers Family Night change?

Retrieving results.
Watching practice is fine.(Your vote)
15%
575 votes
I'd rather watch a scrimmage.(Your vote)
23%
856 votes
I don't want to pay to watch practice.(Your vote)
27%
1017 votes
It doesn't matter to me.(Your vote)
34%
1271 votes

Catch up on the latest in our pregame show every game day.

Football fans

If you've ever answered "Who has the ball?" with "It's halftime," you might recognize The Airhead. Check out the characters in our cartoon gallery of oddball fans.

Special Reports

ORDER YOURS

Football fans

If you've ever answered "Who has the ball?" with "It's halftime," you might recognize The Airhead. Check out the characters in our cartoon gallery of oddball fans.

Special Reports