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Down Syndrome Success Story: Mila 3/7/20170
Down Syndrome Success Story: Mila 3/7/2017
Published: March 7, 2017 | 6 minute read

Mila’s Story Mila at 3 months of age; this picture was before open heart surgery. We posted this image on top of her hospital bed to remind us of how perfect she is and full of love despite her medical challenges. Mila is a blessing to our family; she is our first daughter and the first granddaughter in the family. We are lucky to have such a wonderful little girl who is strong, determined and above all, very lovable.

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Introducing The Pathway to Wellness0
Introducing The Pathway to Wellness
Published: August 5, 2016 | 2 minute read

The Pathway To Wellness Course The Institutes has just launched its first series of online courses – The Pathway to Wellness. The Pathway To Wellness covers three essential areas: Nutrition, Mobility development and Intellectual growth. It provides critical information about what you need to know, what to do, and what not to do in these three areas. This is essential to ensure that there is nothing slowing down the progress of your child.

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Trisomy 21 Success Story: Kosei 7/22/20150
Trisomy 21 Success Story: Kosei 7/22/2015
Published: July 22, 2015 | 4 minute read

Trisomy 21 success story. Trisomy 21 vs. Stimulation and Opportunity Trisomy 21 success story. Kosei makes his own path to success – genes may not change but lives do. Kosei struggled to be born through a prolonged labor that ended in a Caesarean section delivery. He was unable to nurse and needed to be fed intravenously for the first week. After testing, Kosei was diagnosed with Trisomy 21, and it seemed he was destined to develop slowly and poorly.

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Celebrating the life of Dr. Raymundo Veras 10/22/20140
Celebrating the life of Dr. Raymundo Veras 10/22/2014
Published: October 22, 2014 | 2 minute read

Today is Dr. Raymundo Veras Day at The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential. Dr. Raymundo Veras, a prominent Brazilian ophthalmologist, first came to The Institutes in 1956 with his young brain-injured son, José Carlos. The young boy had injured his spinal cord in a diving accident and was totally paralyzed. The Veras family brought José Carlos to the most famous rehabilitation center in New York, but no one could help him.

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Trisomy 21 Success Story: Sara0
Trisomy 21 Success Story: Sara
Published: August 14, 2014 | 4 minute read

“We began to see that we have a child, not a problem - we had increasing hope.” On the day of Sara’s birth, her parents were told that she had Trisomy 21. This began the family on a search to find answers for Sara, leading them to The Institutes. After graduating from The Institutes’ Intensive Treatment Program, parents wrote about their family’s experience on the program and Sara’s inspirational story:

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