This weekend we went to Didier Farm to visit their pumpkin patch. Continue reading
Today we had a meeting between Jacob’s 2 physical therapists and a wheelchair vendor. Continue reading
Hello…. I haven’t written in a while- a trip to the neurologist has sent me over the edge, mentally. Continue reading
Yes, Botox. It’s not just for rich, older ladies anymore! It has been used for a few decades on the muscles of patients who’s muscles are stiffened to help them relax. Continue reading
I cannot believe the results that we have seen in such a short time! The first night after the shots, he was able to sit on the potty chair with his legs bent at a 90 degree angle..and not jetting out infront of him. When we do stretches, I can definately see how much this is working!
What has impacted Jacob the most is in his walking. His adductors have loosened up so much that he walks perfectly straight without scissor stepping. I can see when he is getting fatigued because his steps revert back to the sloppy stepping from before. We are so much more independant now and we just keep practicing everyday to go further and faster!
Welcome To Holland
by Emily Perl Kingsley
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I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with disability – to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine how it would feel. It’s like this…… Continue reading