At our first visit in November 2014, it was verified that Aaron was neurologically 45.4 months (3 years 9 months), resulting in functionality of 54% with a severe brain injury. We received a robust therapy program that we were charged with leading him through at home.
Mike has continued treating the little girl you worked with at The Family Hope Center. She is doing considerably better. She is arching less, her overall strain is less, and she hardly cries during CFT.
When Debbie Fowler’s 6-year-old son MJ was diagnosed with mild, high-functioning autism, she started doing everything she could to help him adapt to situations that seemed to come so naturally to other children his age.
Each activity is designed to trigger various areas of the brain and form new connections to promote healing. There was a recent article in the Wall Street Journal reporting about new research that proves the brain’s amazing ability to heal through physical and mental exercise.
Our journey of hope begins. For the first time since we received our son’s diagnosis and started putting together the puzzle pieces, we have hope. We have a compass and a map, and we have gas in our car and are ready to go.
They showed Matt her original record of very erratic brain waves. They had put her into a drug induced coma and now were in the process of taking her out of it.
Many homeschool families have a child (or children) with special needs that can range from minor to severe (seizures, cerebral palsy, blindness, severe autism, paralysis). Most families hope that there is more that can be done for their child.
I’d like to take this opportunity to discuss what the medical world now refers to as “Flat Head Syndrome.” Their solution…to put an expensive helmet on the baby’s head so we can “correct the shape of the head".