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Mother vs. iPad0
Mother vs. iPad
Published: June 12, 2015 | 6 minute read

I don’t think iPads are better than mothers. I don’t think iPhones are better than mothers either. I love my iPhone. I doubt that there are many people on Planet Earth who love and appreciate the genius of the iPhone any more than I do. When it’s bad boy little brother arrived –the iPad – I knew the minute I saw him that he would change everything, and he has.

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Birth Trauma: The Astonishing Story of Pierre 2/11/20150
Birth Trauma: The Astonishing Story of Pierre 2/11/2015
Published: February 11, 2015 | 4 minute read

Recently a mother in South Africa wrote to us about her son—a young man whom we never met but whose life was greatly influenced by The Institutes. At birth the umbilical cord was wrapped around Pierre’s neck and he was almost delivered by caesarean section. All seemed well, at first. A few hours later, however, Pierre stopped breathing and had his first seizure. Mother says, “Later that day our baby did not even remotely resemble the one delivered earlier that day.

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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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Laterality Problems in Brain-Injured Children part 20
Laterality Problems in Brain-Injured Children part 2
Published: February 24, 2014 | 2 minute read

Everyone knows someone who has a child with a problem. Parents who have a child with a learning problem are desperate for information. When a parent of a child with a learning problem contacts The Institutes, the questions he or she asks are usually the same ones that are asked over and over again. We have chosen some of the most common questions and their answers in the hope that the parents of these children can learn more about the brain and the most effective means of treating the brain.

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Should You Worry About A Child Who Writes Backwards?0
Should You Worry About A Child Who Writes Backwards?
Published: January 25, 2014 | 2 minute read

The following continues our series of questions commonly asked by mothers teaching thier children to write. Q: My four-year-old daughter occassionally writes some letters backwards. I have not yet corrected her when this happens, should I? A: It is natural for young children to reverse some letters and even some words when they are first learning to write. After all, the letters do look very like one another and due to the great visual effort involved, some confusion can result.

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