Eliza was diagnosed with late-infantile Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD) on September 11, 2007 after months of frustration and misdiagnosis. Up to this point, Eliza was a "typically developing child" who reached all of her milestones on time, if not early. In April 2006 she developed sudden onset Esotropia, which caused her eyes to cross. Her first MRI came back normal and two surgeries were performed to correct her eyes.
Books have always been one of Eliza's favorite things. She loves listening to books on a daily basis. Before MLD, Eliza was able to recite many of her favorite books! Even though she can no longer see the pictures, turn the pages or recite the words, Eliza still loves being read to. Eliza’s Library was started by her family as a way to honor her, help other children develop a love for reading and spread awareness about MLD. We accept any new and gently used children’s books for libraries throughout the world.
Learn more about Eliza’s Library and how you can contribute.
Eliza loves all things girlie. Nails, pink, hair, music and more pink. Keep up with Eliza and her adventures.