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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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Latest Press Release 10/31/20140
Latest Press Release 10/31/2014
Published: October 31, 2014 | 3 minute read

The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential Launches The Pathway to Wellness: A New Online Community for Parents of Children with Special Needs The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential, headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, announced today the launch of The Pathway to Wellness, a new online resource and community for parents of children with special needs. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential (The Institutes), a leading group of expert nonprofits and pioneers specializing in child development search and discovery, today announced the launch of The Pathway to Wellness, an innovative new online resource and community.

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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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Shinichi Suzuki: A Treasure 10/29/20140
Shinichi Suzuki: A Treasure 10/29/2014
Published: October 29, 2014 | 4 minute read

Shinichi Suzuki is alive and well in 2014 in Philadelphia, Pa. and around the world. I dare say that his “Twinkle Variations” are being played some where in the world 24 hours a day every day of the week. Well, they had better be. Dr. Suzuki always said “the only day you do not practice is the day you do not eat!” In his lifetime he and his superb teachers taught well over 40,000 tiny Japanese children how to play the violin.

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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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