Children, Teens & Young Adults

Antonio & Tavion’s Story

Ten years ago, Natasha Traphagan and Rolando Lewis were experiencing all the excitement that comes with being first time parents with the bonus of carrying twin boys. Then, Natasha began having complications and gave birth at only 26 weeks. Both premature babies were born weighing just 1-pound 14-ounces.They received special care in the hospital’s Neonatal…

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Tara’s Story

“To go fast, go alone. To go far, go together.”  ~African proverb With two boys, Dave and Shelley anxiously awaited the arrival of their third child. They hoped they would be blessed with a little girl, and on August 29, 2007, they welcomed Tara into the world. Their family was complete and everything was perfect,…

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Ethan & Treven’s Story

“KINDESS IS REALIZING THAT WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER.”  ~ RAKtivist I would like to share a story of how a simple act of kindness by a caring therapist, would help create a bond between two families facing similar challenges for many years to come. In 2007, Matt and Cindy Broxterman sought the help of…

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Caitlin’s Story

Summer 2017 With her bright yellow walker, infectious smile, and fearless ambitions, 5 year old Caitlin Mauk, pushes herself through the sliding doors at Capper Foundation every week, ready to take on the world. In the fall of 2015, Caitlin began her journey with Capper Foundation, receiving Occupational Therapy (OT) and Physical Therapy (PT).  She…

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