THE ONE THING WORSE
THAN BEING TOLD YOUR
CHILD HAS A DISABILITY

IS BEING TOLD NOTHING CAN BE DONE

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Who are we

THE GROW FOUNDATION is a group of parents who seek to help other families in need of support. The Foundation began with one mother’s desire to help another, and has snowballed into an organization promising to give hope to many.

Latest news

Melbourne Marathon, 2014

For our third year in a row, the Grow Team took part in yesterday's Melbourne Marathon - our biggest fundraiser of the year! The kids team braved the cold mornings at the start of training but they smiled all the way. This event really has become a highlight for the...

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The book

NATURALLY BETTER, by Kristen Morrison, tells the story of one Melbourne family’s quest to help their son – who was born with Down syndrome – to beat the odds and achieve exceptional health and development.

Stories

Alyssa

Allyssa started the IAHP program – for well children – the day she was born. We were then very surprised when Allyssa did not meet her developmental milestones.

Elizabeth

Beth was 2 weeks old when we found Naturally Better on the internet. This book was a great inspiration and introduced us to all of the therapies we are currently doing.

Gryffin

Gryffin arrived at 38 weeks in a peaceful birth at home. We were completely unprepared for the news that Gryffin had Down syndrome – we didn’t even know what this meant.

Hudson

Hudson was born prematurely and suffered chronic reflux for the first 10 months of his life. Between 11 and 16 months we spent many hours at the hospital and with specialists.