Thank you for visiting my You caring page for our little Super Hero - Bobby! This page is to assist the family with ongoing therapy equipment, medication and medical costs associated with Bobby's long term injuries from when he was a victim of child abuse.
Here is a little bit of his story....
In September 2014, a little 7 month old baby boy was beaten to near death in his home on the Central Coast, NSW whilst in the care of his non-biological Uncle, Andrew Nolan.
Bobby endured multiple skull fractures caused by blunt force trauma, blood pooling in his eyes from being violently shaken, carpet burn marks on his forehead, fractured vertebrae, bruised genitalia, bite marks on his little body amongst other atrocities too graphic to disclose.
Bobby’s injuries left him completely brain damaged and requiring round the clock care. A few days after that fateful night, his parents made the heartbreaking decision to switch off his life support following the advice of his team of Doctor's.
Against all odds, Bobby did not give up the fight once life support was switched off and miraculously continued breathing. Bobby spent the next two months in hospital suffering multiple seizures per day and being fed by a tube, but continued to make steady progress with small reactive responses despite his extensive injuries.
In October 2014, Bobby's non-biological Uncle, was arrested and charged with Grievous Bodily Harm with Intent and denied bail. In February 2016, he plead guilty and now awaits sentencing.
Bobby suffered a hypoxic - ischemic brain injury, a diffuse axonal brain injury and a t10 vertebral compression fracture.
Today, Bobby is diagnosed with having quadreplegic dystonic cerebral palsy, cortical visual impairment and epilepsy.
We ask for your support in not only supporting the family with ongoing expenses but also fighting for tougher sentences and penalties for Child Abusers and raising awareness so that we can reduce the number of Child Abuse incidents in the future.