Anthony was born at 27 weeks at St. Louis Children’s Hospital weighing only 1 pound and 14 ounces and remained there for 4 months in the NICU. Due to Anthony’s prematurity, he’s experienced several developmental delays and is currently receiving Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and potentially ABA Therapy. Anthony has been diagnosed with autism. Despite his medical conditions and diagnosis, Anthony continues to be a happy, loving child and a total joy to be around.