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Squeaky Wheel

I guess late August into early September will just always be my season of squeaking until I get grease.

Today, the bus came…20 minutes late. I called the garage about 10 minutes before school started and they assured me the bus was on its way. 252 more words


What I want you to know about my child

My son, Bunz, does an awesome job of enjoying life while navigating two disabilities: cerebral palsy and epilepsy.

In his 7 years on this planet, we’ve met with developmental pediatricians, neurologists, epileptologists, physiatrists, neuropsychologists, school specialists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, feeding therapists, gastroenterologists, therapeutic horses, aquatic therapists, music therapists, craniosacral therapists, myofascial therapists, chiropractors, Feldenkrais and Anat Baniel practitoners, surgeons, podiatrists and others to help him navigate these challenges. 807 more words

Something Real

Great Benefits of Feldenkrais

In all my months of rehab, one of the best practices I have run across is something called Feldenkrais. Even though it’s often taught at yoga studios, there are important differences. 308 more words


A special summer camp for special kids

What do you remember about summer camp? Singing around a campfire? Tenting? Making new friends?

For a special group of kids who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), the summer camp by the lake you are imagining might not happen. 504 more words


Lucy brings comfort to patients

When Lucy is making her rounds at the hospital, visiting her patients, there isn’t much that can faze her.

Except large floor cleaners.

“Yeah, she really doesn’t like the floor cleaning machines,” says Melissa Gieni. 586 more words


Four-month physiotherapy pilot concludes at The Lighthouse

For many, booking an appointment with a physiotherapist involves little more than getting a physician referral, making an appointment with a therapist and submitting an online health insurance form for reimbursement. 398 more words


Oils - Olive Oil

I’ve rather begrudgingly just got back from a fantastic holiday in Greece, we were fortunate enough to have a wonderful week in the Halkidiki region.  While out there I noticed how wide spread the Olive trees are and how the Greeks put them to good use!!   357 more words