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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Child’s Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) 11/20/20140
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Child’s Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) 11/20/2014
Published: November 20, 2014 | 10 minute read

By Mihai Dimancescu, M.D. Glossary of Terms Traumatic Brain Injury Any injury to the brain sustained after birth. Such injuries include blows to the head, lack of oxygen from suffocation, smoke inhalation or near drowning, hemorrhages, brain tumors, infections and penetrating wounds. Cerebral Concussion A person who receives a blow to the head that is sufficiently firm to cause brief loss of consciousness (minutes, not hours) and/or amnesia (loss of memory for the event).

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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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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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