Eddie Coltabaugh has a genetic disorder called DiGeorge Syndrome. DiGeorge syndrome is a chromosomal disorder that affects the twenty second chromosome at the q11.2 location. It affects as many as 1 in 4000 people. Eddie has a feeding tube and wears a feeding backpack during the day that is attached to an IV pole at night to enable him getting his feeds. He is non-verbal and is on approximately 12 medications a day. He has seizures and a learning disability.
His family went to Disney in February 2018. His favorite memories were the rides: especially Teacups, Small World, and Dumbo. He also liked meeting Pluto & Mickey in person!Eddie's mom told us that Eddie didn't stop smiling and jumping around in excitement the entire week they were there. It was the happiest, most magical week of their lives.