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Trisomy 21: Graduation 101 Yuuki makes it look easy

Yuuki with her wonderful older brother In the last month of her pregnancy, Yuuki’s mother developed toxemia and was hospitalized. The baby was born prematurely, and a cardiac abnormality was discovered in the first week. At six months of age, the baby was diagnosed with Trisomy 21, and as mother […]


The Students of The Institutes live in the wild for a week.

First Kids in the Forest! We live in a time where children no longer live in bare feet from April to September, climb trees, build forts, or play capture the flag until their parents order them in at night. Kids now live in a virtual world. Alan, a Senior Naturalist, […]

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Leah and Adele Learning To Crawl

Cerebral Palsy: A Story of Hope and Love in Malaysia

One little girl proves that brothers and sisters are a powerful force to help save the lives of brain-injured children. Parents of brain-injured children are often asked whether they have enough time for their well children. There is an almost universal assumption when a family makes the decision to give […]


Microcephaly: A Success Story

Tim is No Longer Blind, Deaf, and Immobile When Tim was born, he was cyanotic and had trouble breathing. After his birth, he had difficulty feeding and seemed sluggish compared to most newborns. By 9 months of age Tim was delayed compared to other babies. Doctors recommended therapies to speed […]

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Father Teaching his Son

The Good Thing About Fathers

One of the good things about fathers is that they aren’t mothers. Father is wonderful because he won’t do things for his child that he knows perfectly well his child can do and should do for himself. He has a hard-nosed respect for his child’s ability that no one else […]


Clean Air Prevents Illness

The health of our children begins with the air they breathe.  Certainly every mother and father wants to create a home environment that is healthy in every way.  We are all aware that the chemicals produced by our modern way of life are increasingly compromising our environment. Some countries have […]

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