Survivor Stories

Here is where you can send your story about your experience related to meningitis. Send us your story to and we will review it and post it on this page. 

Some of the people here have suffered through meningitis without any after effects. Others still carry its scars. But they all survived and their stories may inspire others to endure or their families to hope.

My name is Kayleigh and I am a 16 year old from Ontario!
Ryan's mother, Nicole, tells Ryan's story.
Caden's mother, tells his story
My name is Dana. I am a 25 year-old African-American female. I was  diagnosed with viral meningitis on November 23, 2004.
Melissa tells her dad's story.
Taylor's mother tells her story.
Zachary's mother tells his story.
I am now 30 years old. I contracted Neisseria meningitis when I was about 3 years old.
Maxi's parent tells his story.
I am 24 years old. It's been 18 years since I spent two weeks in CHEO (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario).