"Tyler's parents began noticing that the wasn't growing out of the "clumsy" stage and was having difficulty with coordination. After seeing several doctors, he was misdiagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. The progression continued and finally, Ty was accurately diagnosed with Ataxia-telangiectasia, a progressive, degenerative disease that affects a startling variety of body systems."
Addie's Angels provided a donation to Tyler's family for which they used to get him the virtual reality set he wished for. His family says, "Ty will get to feel like he is once again able to run and even skateboard and ski...He is thrilled with his new gaming system and told me he can't wait to see if he can fly!"