Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, April 12, 2016: “We don’t know if we will ever be able to “change” autism right now, that’s for the world’s scientist and doctors to figure out- but we know what we can change the stereotypes, understanding and levels of awareness that permeate our World”.
Born with three different heart defects and placed in Intensive Care even before her mother could get a chance to bond with her, Megan Bomgaars was fighting for her life. Her mother, Kris Bomgaars was the last to be told that her daughter was Down Syndrome. This news caused Kris’ marriage to break up and the home to crumble. Her father walked away when Megan was just five weeks old.