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.
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.
When you palpate the cranium of a brain-injured child, you may not feel any motion. Since these children can be extremely restricted, it is not surprising they have physical difficulties in life.