Episode 6 of The Brain Possible Podcast is officially live! The Brain Possible podcast shares the inspirational stories of parents and caregivers as well as interviews with doctors, authors, leading thinkers, and paradigm-shifters in the realm of pediatric health and wellness--all in an effort to change the conversation around childhood brain injury from limitations to possibilities.
Matthew Newell, director of the Family Hope Center in Norristown, PA, joins Tim in-studio to share about how the FHC helps teach parents & professionals about the brain itself.
Four years ago Michelle McKeever and her husband Paul felt like prisoners in their own home as they tried to cope with their then three-year-old son who had been diagnosed with autism.
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.
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.
It was the day that time stood still. When our precious little girl was born, one of the happiest days of our lives rapidly descended into feelings of deep grief, despair, and trepidation for the future.
Your child will never lead a normal life” – so goes the prognosis often heard by parents of kids with special needs. For parents lucky enough to find The Family Hope Center (FHC), the forecast is quite different.