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This web site was started by a special mom when she first found out about her son, Jake. Information on microcephaly was very hard to find (and still is) and many children with microcephaly experience similar problems to Jake.
Mickey Ashley explains that finding out your child has any medical condition is bad, but the lack of information only makes it worse. She has found that the more knowledgeable she becomes about Jake's problems, the less helpless she feels. And now, she shares her information with others - becoming aware is the first step in coping.