Author page: Kara Dodds

Physical Therapy: An Enormously Beneficial Tool for Children With Down Syndrome!

Physical Therapy: An Enormously Beneficial Tool for Children With Down Syndrome!

Down Syndrome (DS) is a genetic disorder caused by one too many copies of chromosome 21. This extra copy changes the typical way the brain and body develop. As a result, individuals with Down Syndrome can face both physical and mental challenges from birth onward, such as delayed developmental milestones. Other possible challenges include: Low Muscle Tone Decreased Strength Poor Balance and…

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Speaking About Apraxia

Speaking About Apraxia

Children are naturally disposed to learning, but when natural processes are interrupted, a little help is needed for a child to develop their full potential.  It is a pleasure to play a role in the development of stronger bonds that are built between parents and children as they work toward better communication.  Helping children acquire the skills they need to…

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