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A woke up early this morning, with the realization that I have become an activist.  I have many friends who are activists.  One even chained herself to trees so they would not be cut down.  I never thought of myself like this until now. (more…)

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When I found out about hippotherapy, I was very excited.  Obtaining physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy or psychotherapy while on a horse made so much sense.  The sound and rhythm of the horses hooves, the motion forward in space while lumbering from side to side, the connection with the animal, the experience of being out in nature all seemed to be wonderful enhancements to receiving any kind of therapy.  And I couldn’t help but think it would be really fun for someone who did not have fear around the experience. (more…)

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CHASA (Childhood Hemiplegic and Stroke Association) just posted a beautifully written blog post called “When That Feeling Hits“.  I still have a tear in my eye after reading it.  While you are there, check out the rest of the website and if you can, please give a few dollars to this wonderful organization that helps those of us who are raising children with hemiplegia, hemiparesis or childhood stroke.

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Last year when we did CIMT, people would stop me and ask about my daughter’s cast.  “Poor thing, did she break her arm?” (more…)

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