+114 votes
Smiles for Brookie
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Brooke Taylor Reynolds – Brookie, to those that know and love her - is a beautiful 4 year old little girl from Rhode Island with a smile that will capture your heart. Like many little girls her age, she loves to laugh, play with her dolls and be around her many little friends. She idolizes her older brother, Tyler, and she has a spirit that is contagious. But Brookie is different than most children. She has spastic quadriplegia, a form of cerebral palsy (CP), in which all four limbs are affected. At 9 months old she was diagnosed with what is characterized to be one of the more severe forms of cerebral palsy, as it presents in the loss of both motor and sensory functions in both legs and both arms. Brookie's speech and physical development are severely delayed. She faces challenges on a daily basis to accomplish tasks that most parents and children take for granted. To help loosen the stiffness of her muscles, Brookie receives various rounds of therapies over the course of every month. She has physical therapy and occupational therapy twice weekly, horse therapy (hippotherapy) and swim therapy. Brookie also receives private speech therapy and anat baniel therapy 2-3 times weekly that insurance doesn't cover. Private speech is $110 per 45 min and anat baniel therapy is $85-100 per 45 min lessons.
Every day Brookie is required to wear special braces on legs so her feet don't lose range of motion. Yet through it all, she is as delightful as can be and always has a smile on her face. Her mothers motto is, "Impossible is nothing!" This page was created by friends of the Reynolds family in hopes of supporting them through their ongoing journey. Allison, Dan, Tyler and Brookie are an incredibly strong and inspirational family and we want to do everything we can to show them how much they are loved and supported. Brookie will have challenges ahead but with our ongoing help, hopefully she can have access to resources and treatments that will assist in improving her development and let her live the best life possible. In addition to continuing all of her therapies, Brookie now has a power chair and she would love to be able to use this in the house. They have had people come and a ramp is not feasible on their property so the only option is a wheelchair lift costing $10,100 and their porch will need to be changed also which is an estimate of $5000. They would like to be able to convert their van to make it handicap accessible which is around $25,000. They would love to do CME therapy in New Jersey, one week 2x daily will cost $1550 and will also need hotel costs also. Sadly everything is beyond expensive to just get what Brookie needs to live a normal life as possible.
In her mother?#39;s words: "Brookie truly is the happiest little person alive. She doesn't let anything stop her. People always say her eyes sparkle and her smile will make anybody’s heart shine”. We know that your support will keep her smiling for years and years to come.

Fundraiser
https://www.youcaring.com/brookie-reynolds-429632
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/Smiles-for-Brookie-212022388976921
4,975 views Oct 13, 2015
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Mary L Crabtree
Her smile is so cute!!
+8 votes
Oct 13, 2015
anonymous
The smile on this little girl melts my heart.  To read about her story and how her family pulls together to help little Brookie anyway they can is truly a story in it self.  Please help Brookie out anyway you can.
+7 votes
Oct 13, 2015
CmaTooFies 260 points
what a beautiful little girlie :D
+6 votes
Oct 13, 2015
Pam Rodgers 270 points
I have been following this little girl for over 2 years, her smile and her story melt my heart.  she gets my vote!!!
+6 votes
Oct 13, 2015
anonymous
God bless this sweet little girl!
+5 votes
Oct 13, 2015
Kelsey Taylor McGove 230 points
I just spent over twenty minutes loading and back paging to load and log into all of this, just because Brookie is an amazing little girl :)!. Good luck Brookie!
+4 votes
Oct 13, 2015
Nancy8 260 points
Love Brookie!  She is so special!
+3 votes
Oct 13, 2015
Jessica
Yes she is very special diffently to her big brother who loves to with her and his friends at the same time. They all get out there and play tag and other games.
anonymous
Brookie is amazing and smart little girl.
+2 votes
Oct 13, 2015
Brenda Moncayo 290 points
Love this little cutie pie. Her smile is infectious! Good job momma!
+2 votes
Oct 13, 2015
Brenda Moncayo 290 points
Love this little cutie pie. Her smile is infectious! Good job momma!
+1 vote
Oct 13, 2015
Ella Benner Ettinger 250 points
Brookie is an amazing little girl!  Always smiling & so sweet!  I hope one day to meet her in person!  I have watched many of her video's!  She is a lucky little girl to have an awesome family who loves her so much!!  I hope Brookie wins!  She won my heart with her smile, a long time ago!!!
+1 vote
Oct 13, 2015
Linda Hoffpauir
Such a sweet girl and a beautiful family. Brooke gets my vote!
+1 vote
Oct 13, 2015
anonymous
Beautiful child!!
+1 vote
Oct 13, 2015
Jeannie
Brookie, you are always an inspiration. I am always impressed at how hard you work, love to play and just be a happy little girl. It is true, your smile is the most infectious smile! The second someone meets you and sees your smile, it's something truly magical! Keep working hard Brookie! Impossible is nothing!
+1 vote
Oct 14, 2015
Tracey Boyechko
Brookie is truly amazing! She gives hope and inspiration to all. Her smile just makes you want to smile! Love you Brookie!!
+1 vote
Oct 14, 2015
Travelbosslady 150 points
Brookie is the happiest, brightest little girl that fights every day just to do basic tasks.  She has an amazing mom who is out there fighting for her nonstop.  I have been following Brookie for over 2 years now and I can't believe the progress this Princess has made.  This family needs major funding to keep Brookie getting the medical services she needs as well as the equipment to make life easier for her.
0 votes
Oct 14, 2015
anonymous
Go Brooke!
0 votes
Oct 14, 2015