The child must be diagnosed with SEVERE or PROFOUND physical, developmental, or intellectual challenges, or trauma from physical/sexual abuse. This is determined by the medical authorization form and supportive medical documents received by the child’s physician.
Sunshine Foundation may fulfill the dreams of children severely affected by a chronic illness or physical disability, or abuse. These diagnoses include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Cerebral Palsy
- Down Syndrome
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis
- Low-Functioning Autism (LEVEL 3 ONLY “Requiring very substantial support, SEVERE-PROFOUND”)
- Osteogenesis Imperfecta
- Prader-Willi Syndrome
- Severe Epilepsy
- Sickle Cell Disease
- Spastic Quadriplegia
- Spina Bifida
- Trauma from Abuse (If a child is diagnosed with a history of TRAUMA, it must be as a result of physical/sexual abuse.)
- *And Many Others
Diagnosis must be severe-profound to qualify. Note: If it is CRITICAL your child may qualify for other wish-granting organizations that grant wishes for critical illness/diagnoses.
Sunshine Foundation is unable to consider dreams for children with Deficit Disorders (ADHD, OCD, etc.), mild to moderate: autism spectrum disorder, developmental delays, or other mild to moderate chronic illnesses and/or diagnoses.