In terms of physical development, the trunk is the king of the body. In order to maintain a certain position or to move properly, we must be able to control our trunk. Trunk control also determines how well we hold our head up and how well we move our hands, arms and legs. Since every […]
Potty training can be daunting for any parent, but teaching children with cerebral palsy can bring other complications due to lack of muscle coordination; shaky or spastic movements; being non-verbal; and any other developmental delays that your child may experience. However, don’t let that discourage you from trying to set up a potty training routine for […]
The Iron Man triathlon is a grueling race that begins with a 2.4 mile swim (3.86 km), followed by a 112 mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride, and ends with a 26.2 mile (42.2 km) marathon run. It has a strict 17 hour time limit and no breaks in between. The Iron Man race is easily […]
Kids’ Christmas wish lists these days are getting longer and longer. What with the continual development of digital devices and on-screen games, it is of no surprise that parents complain of more and more costly holiday gifts to get their children each year. But, what would a child diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism, […]
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According to the National Comorbidity Survey-Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A), about 11 percent of adolescents have a depressive disorder by the age of 18. The risk for depression rises as a child gets older. The World Health Organization even announced that major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability among Americans aged 15 to 44. How […]