What You Need to Know
Stacey and Jordan Smiler are parents to Keanu (6 years) and Koel (9 months). They have been married for 7 years and currently live between New Zealand and Tokyo, Japan where Jordan is continuing his professional rugby career (Team- Suntory Sungoliath). Stacey was previously working at an international school (Yoyogi International School) and is now on maternity leave while completing her Masters in Special Needs Education. They are currently residing in Hamilton, NZ and will return to Tokyo in September 2020.
Their son Keanu was born with clubfoot and at age 1 and a half presented with epilepsy. He is the inspiration behind this blog. Their aim is to help other families with similar experiences and to educate others in understanding & accepting people with all types of special needs.
To learn more please read a past blog post Stacey wrote for We Can Access website: https://wecanaccess.com/keanus-story-a-story-of-juvenile-epilepsy/