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Traumatic Brain Injury Success Story: Ana0
Traumatic Brain Injury Success Story: Ana
Published: November 20, 2014 | 3 minute read

A newspaper article documents Ana’s accident Ana soon after the fall Traumatic Brain Injury Success Story At birth, Ana was a beautiful and healthy baby girl. In the first two years of her life, she developed normally and was a happy child. However, soon after her second birthday, a terrible accident occurred that changed Ana’s life. While on vacation with her parents, Ana fell headfirst from a second-story balcony onto a marble floor.

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Pain Reduction: Dr. Wally Schmitt & Dr. Jerold Morantz Teach at The Institutes Annual Conference 11/6/20140
Pain Reduction: Dr. Wally Schmitt & Dr. Jerold Morantz Teach at The Institutes Annual Conference 11/6/2014
Published: November 6, 2014 | 8 minute read

Each year at this time The Institutes invites members of its research team to present a seminar on a specific topic or to present case histories for problem solving. Dr. Schmitt teaches pain relief techniques Dr. Schmitt and Dr. Morantz, long-standing members of The Academy for Child Brain Development, have instructed The Institutes staff in the Applied Kinesiology techniques of fascial flushing and Golgi tendon organ and muscle spindle cell stimulation to improve hip dysplagia in brain-injured children.

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Cerebral Palsy Success Story: Aaron 11/5/20140
Cerebral Palsy Success Story: Aaron 11/5/2014
Published: November 5, 2014 | 2 minute read

Cerebral Palsy Success Story Aaron was delivered prematurely by emergency cesarean section. He was not breathing and needed the help of a respirator to survive his first day. He weighed less than four pounds. At four months of age, he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Before his first birthday, Aaron had his first seizure and was started on anti-convulsant medication. Before his second birthday, Aaron had already been hospitalized for pneumonia twice, and a tube was inserted for his feeding.

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Hydrocephaly and Hyperactivity: The Story of Twins 10/30/20140
Hydrocephaly and Hyperactivity: The Story of Twins 10/30/2014
Published: October 30, 2014 | 3 minute read

Yoshiki and Yuuki holding their personal donation to The Founder’s Fund. They were the first contributors to The Founder’s Fund when it was created to celebrate Glenn Doman’s 90th birthday. Yoshiki and Yuuki were born ten years ago but these twins could not be more different. They were born two months premature and they were given oxygen at birth to survive. Yoshiki, who was born first, struggled the most. A few days after birth, he was diagnosed with a brain hemorrhage, an hemangioma covering one eye, and hydrocephaly.

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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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