Battling Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC)

Amelia, 5, is battling Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC), which involves sporadic attacks of paralysis in a portion of the body, including the face.  She goes to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia at Virtua in Voorhees once a week for therapy with therapist Christie Pew Chi.

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