Determination bears hope

This is the inspirational story of the Wuchich family & their son Matthew who suffers from a rare disease called Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC). His determination to live life to the fullest despite the extreme challenges of AHC will warm your heart & motivate you to want to help in the quest to cure this debilitating disease.

AHC introductions by AHC International Alliance

Published on Oct 15, 2013
AHC International Alliance is working towards a cure for Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood. AHC is caused by a mutation in the gene ATP1A3.
AHCIA needs your support to be able to reach this goal.
To find an AHC association close to you, go to the AHCIA website and click on your national flag to find a contact person.

Sunna Valdís by AHC Association of Iceland

Published on Dec 6, 2012
Sunna Valdis was born in February 2006 and suffers from Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC) AHC is a very rare disease that causes hemiplegia (paralyzes) on one or both sides of the body. There are other complications like Dystonia and Seizures that often accompany AHC. It is considered that 1 in every million can be affected by AHC.
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