Tag Archives: PT

Adaptation Corner: Modification Ideas of Playground Play for Children

[Source: Growing Hands-On Kids] Playgrounds are usually a very popular activity among younger and school age children. My daughter always asks to go to the park and she loves checking out new playgrounds in the area. For some children however, … Continue reading

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Gene Therapy for DMD Safely Preserves Muscle Function

[Source:  Medical X-Press] A gene therapy being developed at Penn Medicine to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) successfully and safely stopped the severe muscle deterioration associated with the rare, genetic disease in both small and large animal models, according to … Continue reading

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CTE Risk, Severity Increases with Years Playing American Football

[Source:  Medical X-Press] The risk and severity of developing chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) increases with the number of years playing American football according to a new study that appears online in Annals of Neurology. These findings reaffirm the relationship between playing … Continue reading

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Disney World Disability Lawsuit Gets Feb 2020 Trial Date

[Source: Orlando Sentinel] After a five-year court battle, a federal lawsuit demanding that people with autism go the front of the line at Disney World rides is going to trial in February, a judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Anne … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Halloween Inspired Gross Motor Games

[Source: Starfish Therapies] Looking for some fun things to do with the kids that are Halloween Themed and will work on those gross motor skills? Check out these games! Pumpkin Bowling: You can literally use a small round pumpkin or … Continue reading

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