Daniel R Photo

Daniel is 17 years old and like most teenagers he enjoys video games,pizza and chicken wings! Daniel has been diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, or CMT, which is a group of inherited disorders that affect the peripheral nerves, these are the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. There are 90 kinds of CMT. Each kind is caused by a different kind of mutation, and more causes are being discovered every year.


Because of this disease, Daniel is dependent on a power wheelchair for his mobility. The current chair Daniel has he got in the 6th grade!


Look at the amazing smile on Daniel as he tries out his new power wheelchair!