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  • Halloween 2019

    Thu, Nov 7, 2019 | Reading Time: 3 Minute Read
    It does not have to be all about ghosts and goblins and glucose Parents from around the world are gathered in The Children’s Center to learn what celebrities have arrived from The Evan Thomas Institute to celebrate Halloween Halloween has traveled around the world. In the United States it is celebrated by more Americans than almost any other cultural event except the 4th of July. It used to be kids only but now baby boomers have decided they do not want to grow up and Halloween has become a good excuse for a party with costumes and a lot of beloved junk food for adults of all ages.

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  • The Brothers and Sisters of Our Hurt Kids Make Great Parents

    Fri, Oct 18, 2019 | Reading Time: 4 Minute Read
    Baby Sarah at five months with Mom and Dad One of the common, and sadly, enduring myths is that when a family has a child with a serious neurological problem the well children in the family will suffer because the hurt child will get all the attention. Over sixty years of living night and day with the families of hurt children has taught us that the truth is exactly the opposite.

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  • Dx Language Developmental Delay

    Fri, Oct 4, 2019 | Reading Time: 4 Minute Read
    Sebastian proves that the brain really does grow by use Sebastian at eight, hitting his stride and ready to attend school with his peers Beautiful baby Sebastian, propped up with pillows so he could sit he also needed a monitor for his breathing Sebastian was born in Brussels, Belgium. His Father is Colombian, and I am Mexican. He was born by caesarean section. At the precise moment of his birth, the paediatrician told us that Sebastian had noisy breathing.

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  • Dx Autism Spectrum Disorder, Jonathon says really?

    Fri, Sep 20, 2019 | Reading Time: 7 Minute Read
    After a good start as a baby, little Jonathon’s development is seriously derailed. Can he find the help he needs to get back on track? Mother tells his story. Jonathon today – bright, capable and determined Jonathan was born after a full term pregnancy seven years ago. Initially he developed as a normal child. He was crawling and moving around at roughly the same age as his older sister and showed good eye contact.

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  • What To Do About Your Brain-injured Child: Singapore August 2019

    Fri, Aug 16, 2019 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    “Our New Journey Starts Now” Some members of the Class of 2019 The Institutes has been presenting the What To About Your Brain-injured Child course in Singapore since 2003. What a pleasure it was to return there once again this year to teach our parents who came not only from Singapore but Australia, Indonesia, India, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, and the United Arab Emirates. Staff members from Brasil, Japan, and the United States traveled to Singapore to present the course.

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  • Dx Epilepsy and Developmental Delay: Anwar Success Story

    Thu, Jun 13, 2019 | Reading Time: 4 Minute Read
    The Grateful Parents of Anwar Tell His Story Baby Anwar with his Teddy and his tubes – not a happy boy When Anwar was born we knew almost immediately something was different. At first, it was just a few small difficulties and a feeling that kept growing with each passing day. Then months passed and milestones were being missed and the signs just kept piling up. It couldn’t be ignored anymore, even with the doctors telling us there was nothing to be worried about we knew deep down that there was.

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  • Developmental Delay: Diego Success Story

    Wed, May 1, 2019 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    After eight years treading water, Mother tells us what her little boy accomplished in five short months Deep in my heart, I always knew something was wrong with Diego. However, it was not until he was two years old when I started asking myself “Why can’t my son say any words?” At that time, Diego could only say the letter “e”. It was then when we started looking for answers and doing all kinds of studies and therapies to try to help Diego to talk.

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  • Dx Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum and Developmental Delay: Jaden Success Story

    Wed, Dec 12, 2018 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    Mother Tells the Story of Jaden’s Pathway to Wellness Philadelphia – Here I am! Jaden had a natural birth at 37 weeks. He appeared normal, and was very quiet as a baby. With our other two older kids, we were busy juggling between home and work, and we didn’t pay much attention to his physical growth and development, assuming time would do its job. It was not until his new pediatrician noticed that he could not roll over or reach for an object in front of him, that he was extensively evaluated by the paediatric neurology team.

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  • Cerebral Palsy Success Story: Diego 3/25/2015

    Wed, Mar 25, 2015 | Reading Time: 3 Minute Read
    Diagnosis: Cerebral Palsy Prognosis: Very Poor Outcome: Wow A Hero’s Welcome Just a few months after finding out she was pregnant, Diego’s mother was told that the baby had a genetic abnormality. Soon after delivery, it was found that the baby had a mitral valve prolapse. As a result of the prolapse, the baby would often lose consciousness. Little Diego spent the first month of his life in the hospital.

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