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Learning Problems and Developmental Delay: German [UPDATE]0
Learning Problems and Developmental Delay: German [UPDATE]
Published: August 3, 2017 | 8 minute read

The tall young man with the engaging smile stepped forth in the Valentine Auditorium to speak with the parents attending the What To do About Your Brain-Injured Child course. German and his parents had arrived on a hot June day to visit the staff and see the families. Fifteen year-old German lights up when describing his life and his love of math, languages, athletics and spending time with his friends.

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Premature Babies: Are They Destined To Have Problems or Can We Make a Difference with Stimulation and Opportunity? (UPDATED 2017)0
Premature Babies: Are They Destined To Have Problems or Can We Make a Difference with Stimulation and Opportunity? (UPDATED 2017)
Published: July 6, 2017 | 7 minute read

One father updates us about the challenges that he and his wife faced when their son was born 14 weeks before his due date. The developmental delay that was experienced with their premature baby is now almost non-existent! Now Koa finally comes home! One day at a time. We did this 122 times as this is how many days it took for Koa to finally come home to us from the NICU.

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Prematurity and Developmental Delay0
Prematurity and Developmental Delay
Published: May 25, 2017 | 4 minute read

Reo Embraces a Brighter Future Reo’s mother had a difficult pregnancy, and at sixth months the baby was born by emergency C-section. With a birth weight of one kilogram, the baby was cyanotic, jaundiced, and in respiratory distress. Reo in traditional kimono and hakama celebrating the New Year’s holiday. Here he is holding a cat figure that customarily welcomes visitors to the home. Reo’s mother had a difficult pregnancy, and at sixth months the baby was born by emergency C-section.

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Success Story: Autism and Global Developmental Delay0
Success Story: Autism and Global Developmental Delay
Published: April 27, 2017 | 4 minute read

Malcolm’s mother recalls how far he’s come in just nine months When Malcolm was young, we started to notice that he was not developing like other children. While he passed his hearing tests, he did not respond to sounds often or when we called his name. He walked late, at 18 months old, and was very unstable and lost his balance frequently and fell. He did not speak, and he did not respond even to very loud sounds.

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Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delay  and Epilepsy: Dennis defies all those Labels0
Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delay and Epilepsy: Dennis defies all those Labels
Published: March 29, 2017 | 4 minute read

Dennis’s parents realized he first had a problem when he was 6 months old. He was not able to hold up his head on his own, and was not gaining weight. At 11 months of age he started having grand mal seizures. Then multiple anticonvulsant medications were prescribed for him. Looking for ways to help him, his parents consulted various doctors and therapists. He was diagnosed as having cerebral palsy, severe developmental delay and epilepsy.

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