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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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Why You Should Teach Your Child to Run, Part 30
Why You Should Teach Your Child to Run, Part 3
Published: August 11, 2014 | 3 minute read

There are six excellent reasons why you should teach your child to run. In case you missed parts one and two, be sure to read the previous running posts in our blog. We will discuss each of these in our blog. Reason Four—Health Our children have far fewer upper respiratory infections than average tiny children. Pediatricians become concerned only if children have more than nine upper respiratory infections a year!

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Hurt Kids Success Story: Jacob 8/4/20140
Hurt Kids Success Story: Jacob 8/4/2014
Published: August 4, 2014 | 1 minute read

Hurt Kids – Jacob’s Success Story We see many hurt kids at The Institutes and Jacob was one of them. Jacob was born three months prematurely. He spent the first six months of his life in the Neonatal Intensive Care unit fighting for his life, along with his devoted parents. He underwent nine surgeries at this time. At one year of age, Jacob was blind, deaf and immobile. Here is Jacob after four months of his IAHP home treatment program:

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Hurt Kids Success Story: Kira 6/18/20140
Hurt Kids Success Story: Kira 6/18/2014
Published: July 18, 2014 | 1 minute read

Hurt Kids Success Story Kira Kira was born with a congenital malformation of her nose. She was not breathing or sucking by herself. She had two surgeries on her nose, the first 16 days after birth and the second just after her first birthday. The Institutes program at home, Kira was not yet able to crawl or creep. When the staff saw Kira for the first time, she had just turned two years old and was creeping about 300 meters a day.

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Why You Should Teach Your Child to Run, Part 20
Why You Should Teach Your Child to Run, Part 2
Published: June 30, 2014 | 3 minute read

There are six excellent reasons why you should teach your children to run. We will discuss each of these in our blog. Reason Two— Development of the Respiratory System Running helps to develop the respiratory system, which delivers oxygen to the brain. The principle food of the brain is oxygen.The average adult brain represents about six percent of a person’s total body weight. Yet the brain can take as much as thirty-five percent of the oxygen that we inhale in each breath!

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