All new parents await the day when their little wonder says his or her first word. "Up." "Mommy." "Dad." "Cookie." Melissa and Louis Orlando waited anxiously for their twins, Jack and Matty, who were born several weeks early, to speak. But on their first birthday, by which time most kids have talked, Jack and Matty hadn't. At 18 months, there were still no words, and Matty wasn't making eye contact. The Orlandos wondered if there was something... More >>>
By photo: Stacy Kranitz
Diving in: Twins Matty (left) and Jack Orlando, suffering from a developmental disorder, each receive 20 hours of therapy a week.