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Epilepsy: A Life-long Disease or Merely a Symptom?0
Epilepsy: A Life-long Disease or Merely a Symptom?
Published: August 22, 2017 | 7 minute read

Ray’s Inspirational Journey With Epilepsy When Ray was born, his parents had no reason to believe he had a problem. An ultrasound during pregnancy had shown a low amount of amniotic fluid. After 20 hours of labor, a C-section was performed. At first, doctors noted he was a bit pale and lethargic, but felt he was well enough to be sent home. They had no idea he had epilepsy.

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Autism and Epilepsy: Matilde’s Amazing Journey Toward Wellness0
Autism and Epilepsy: Matilde’s Amazing Journey Toward Wellness
Published: June 22, 2017 | 5 minute read

During her pregnancy, Matilde’s mother found it difficult to eat because she was often nauseated. She needed frequent bed rest. In the seventh month, an ultrasound showed that the baby’s weight was low. Mother noted that during her pregnancy with Matilde’s older sister, the baby had kicked and responded more to sounds. After a painful labor, Matilde was born. During the first month, she was too quiet and rarely cried.

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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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Brain-Injured Kids and Labels part 20
Brain-Injured Kids and Labels part 2
Published: March 6, 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 theses children can learn more about the brain and the most effective means of treating the brain.

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Brain-Injured Kids and Labels part 10
Brain-Injured Kids and Labels part 1
Published: February 28, 2014 | 3 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 theses children can learn more about the brain and the most effective means of treating the brain.

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