Cynthia Vallance speaks with pride about Abigayle, her 11-year-old daughter. “She’s a sprightly red-headed little doll,” Vallance said. “She is very social, very interactive, loves people.” Abbey Vallance also has cerebral palsy, and is prone to seizures. She is non-verbal, and uses a wheelchair. “A lot of physical challenges come with cerebral palsy,” Vallance said. Abbey isn’t able to sit up on her own and needs help with all aspects of care. Read more at www.vancouversun.com.