In 2016, Kris Boesen suffered a devastating cervical spine injury when he was just 20 years old. The injury happened after a serious car accident in Bakersfield, USA, which left him paralysed from the neck down. It was expected that he would remain paralysed for life.
A recent BBC article has shone a spotlight on the “massively misdiagnosed” 22q deletion syndrome. This genetic condition can cause a range of mild to severe behavioural, psychological and physical symptoms, but often flies under the radar in babies and children.