Jake is going to be so excited today! He adores Sophia and how can anyone not? We met her, her parents and brother a few years ago at a picnic at our house. Jake and Sophia INSTANTLY became friends.
Hi! My name is Sophia and I am 7 years old.
I was diagnosed with Williams Syndrome when I was 14 months old. That helped explain all the missed milestones and medical issues I had. My parents immediately joined the Williams Syndrome Association so that I may have the most valuable resources available to aide in my medical and educational care.
I have made friends with other children with Williams Syndrome just like me! We have playdates together, go to each others’ birthday parties, see each other at conventions and last year I went to the WS music camp for the first time. That’s me at music camp in the picture above!
My most favorite things to do are play at the park, sing, dance, listen to music, paint, and even sit at the bar at Starbucks and meet people or watch the blenders. My favorite song right now is Piano Man and She’s Always The Woman To Me by Billy Joel. I play soccer and do art with other kids with disabilities. This year has been especially fun, taking swim lessons, horse riding lessons and am in a theatre class preparing for my first performance next month. This summer I’ll be in Washington D.C., at camp for African Drum & Dance. This is one of my favorite camps that I’ve been attending since I was four years old.
Next year I’ll be a first grader and then I plan on going to College just like my big brother. At least that’s my plan. Oh and somehow someway I will get my parents to adopt a puppy for me.
Below I am with Jake (Kevin’s brother), we have been friends for a LONG time.