Families Battle Through SBS/AHT Tragedies to Bring Change
Countless families' lives have been affected by the impact of SBS/AHT (shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma). Many families have lost their loved ones to this preventable tragedy, while others continue to care for the SBS/AHT victim who may suffer from life-long disabilities including blindness, speech disabilities, cerebral palsy, and many others.
In this section, you will find the stories of some of the courageous families and individuals who chose to share their stories of how SBS/AHT affected their lives and how they chose to take action against this preventable form of child abuse. Stories range from increasing awareness of SBS/AHT to lobbying for laws that bring change to SBS/AHT education and punishment for SBS/AHT perpetrators.
Please click on the appropriate link below or in the navigation bar to the left side of this page to read more about these incredible families.
Michele Poole - A Twin Story
Darryl Gibbs - A National Spokesperson
George Lithco - The Skipper Initiative
Emily Bodily - Elijah's Story
Jon Fishpaw - Claire's Law
Tami Swanson - Mighty Like a Rose