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Starlight Foundation Wish

5 Apr 2016 12:43 PM - Evander has a new boxer puppy thanks to the Starlight Foundation

Evander and his family now have a new boxer puppy called Regal "Lightning". The dog was a gift from the Startlight Foundation through their "Wish Granting" program. Evander loves his new puppy very much. Thank you so much Starlight. What a great c...

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Associated Press News

10 Sep 2015 9:26 AM - Little Boy Paralyzed at Birth Learning to Walk

Dylan Lovan's Associated Press story about Evander's progress at Frazier Rehab was picked up by so many news networks around the world. All over the USA and even in India, Taiwan and the UK.

We were so happy that we were able ...

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Evander's Frazier Rehab Trip 2015

24 Aug 2015 11:37 AM - See all the progress from trip to Louisville 2015

Once again this year we had an amazing trip to Frazier Rehab in Louisville, Kentucky. We spent 5 weeks working with the Paediatric Team headed by Shelley Trimble and Dr Andrea Behrman.

Evander took part in 5 weeks of intensi...

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Frazier Rehab Louisville Kentucky

21 Jul 2014 10:50 PM - Evander returns from 2nd trip to Frazier Rehab

We have just returned from our 2nd trip to Frazier Rehab Institute in Louisville Kentucky. Evander spent just over 6 weeks working with the paediatric team at Frazier to get some new tips on how to progress his rehab further. He also showed them h...

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Evander meets Princess Kate

21 Apr 2014 3:11 PM - Evander and family meet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Sydney

Evander and his family had the fortunate opportunity of meeting The Royal couple the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge when they visited the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday. Through a series of fortunate events we found ourselves with access to a posi...

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Evander at WalkOn

29 Aug 2013 1:58 PM - Evander is back at WalkOn Sydney

After spending 3 months at Frazier Rehab participating in the Locomotor Training Program, Evander has returned to Sydney and jumped straight back into training with the team at WalkOn.

Kierre has trained the team in...

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Kierre from WalkOn Sydney visits Frazier

24 Jun 2013 10:26 AM - Evander's physiotherapist arrives to see Evander

Kierre from WalkOn Sydney arrives to Louisville after completing the Locomotor Training Course at the Shepherd Centre in Atlanta. She has come to see Evander in action and learn from the Frazier Team how they work with children as small as Eva...

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First Steps for Evander!

21 Jun 2013 10:38 AM - The steps they said were impossible

We were amazed and overwhelmed yesterday to capture on video Evander's first steps. With these small steps he has already defied the traditional rehabilitation outcomes for a child with such a severe spinal cord injury. We can't wait to see wh...

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Evander at Frazier Rehab - Louisville Kentucky

28 May 2013 4:19 AM - Evander starts Locomotor Training at Frazier Rehab

On the 28th of May 2013 Evander started on the treadmill at Frazier Rehab in Louisville Kentucky. Evander is working with Shelley Trimble and her team of technicians, spending up to 1 hour on the treadmill and 30minutes in overground walking a...

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Wine Tasting Dinner A Success!

18 Apr 2013 1:41 PM - An amazing dinner and auction raised big $$$

Thank you to everyone who participated, donated and enjoyed our Wine Tasting Dinner and Auction.

The night was a huge success and helped raise much need dollars to help Evander and Clare get to Kentucky for rehabilitation.


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Jen runs Brighton (UK) Marathon for Evander

1 Mar 2013 6:54 PM - Jennifer Ison runs Brighton (UK) Marathon for the Evander Conroy Foundation

Evander's mum Clare has been good friends with Jen since university, that's almost 20 years now!

Jen wanted to do something to help Evander and his friends with SCI and she has decided to take on running the Brighton Marathon for the Ev...

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Evander on Channel TEN News

9 Jan 2013 12:03 PM - Superstar Evander Conroy 'Spinal Tap' 10 News

Channel TEN ran a great news item about Evander and his mum's fight to have Spinal Cord Injury recognised as a disability/condition for Better Start Funding by the Federal Government.

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Evander gets his new wheels!

17 Oct 2012 2:59 PM - After weeks of waiting and a fight for funding approval Evander has his standing frame with wheels

Evander has just received his standing frame and wheels and he loves them. He can now get around the house after his big brother and sister. I am amazed how quickly he has picked it up. As soon as we put him in the stander he was able to work o...

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Bye Bye Central Line

5 Nov 2011 3:32 PM - This is a news item

Evander had been given the all clear from his cancer with the latest results from his MRI and MIBG scans coming in clear of the neuroblastoma tumour.

Today he can have his central line taken out. The central line is the tube ...

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