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How A Dental Clinic Is Filling A Void For Those With Special Needs

[Source:  Chicago Tribune] In a sunlit room down a white hallway in St. Bernard Hospital on Chicago’s South Side, Francine and Rodney Mitchell are waiting. Their teenage son, Andy, lies on an operating table not far away, asleep amid the … Continue reading


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Study Pinpoints Down Syndrome Milestones

[Source: Disability Scoop] Individuals with Down syndrome continue to learn new skills well into adulthood, according to a study that’s offering a timetable of what to expect from those with the chromosomal disorder. Most people with Down syndrome are able … Continue reading


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Physical Activity in Walking in Children with CP Over Time

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] A recent study in Disability and Rehabilitation examined physical activity and walking in children with cerebral palsy over time. The goal of the study was to create developmental trajectories for physical activity and walking performance for children with … Continue reading


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Exposure of Children to Nature Yields Fewer Behavioral, Distress and Hyperactivity Problems

[Source:  Medical X-Press] The city lifestyle has been criticized as a key reason that children are disconnected from nature. This has led to an unhealthy lifestyle in regard to active play and eating habits. Even worse, many young children do … Continue reading


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Baby Steps Head off a Fussy Eater

[Source: Medical X-Press] Getting kids to try new foods can become a daily showdown. One promising approach: expose babies early on to varied tastes and textures. Researchers in Brisbane, Australia, found that food experiences when just 14 months old can influence the … Continue reading


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