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Stepping forward: TMC Pediatric Therapies explores intensive program for children with cerebral palsy


Kelsey Musgrave had a minor stroke when she was born in 2012, and was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when she was 14 months old. Her mom, Sarah, enrolled her in TMC Pediatric Therapies in October 2013 where Kelsey attended physical and occupational therapy sessions once a week, oftentimes with therapist Caren Barman. Kelsey was making progress, but Barman thought she’d be…

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Who needs Toys? – Free Activities to do with Your Infant


In our recent post, Baby Toys Physical Therapists Love to Hate, the physical therapists of TMC for Children’s Pediatric Therapies weighed in on toys that they often seen being misused. It’s all very well telling us what toys we shouldn’t be using, what should we do? What will really help our child? Beyond tummy time? Sometimes the best toys or…

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TMC for Children pediatric therapists grateful for birthday generosity

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As a thank-you for services provided by TMC for Children Pediatric Therapies, the Brown family dedicated a recent birthday to collecting gifts for the department. Zoe Brown, shown holding an electronic kitten, turned 3 years old with a charity-oriented party at Ben’s Bells.  All gifts were collected for TMC for Children’s Pediatric Therapies – and the family delivered the resulting…

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TMC for Children Supports Research Study to Gauge Success of More Frequent Pediatric Therapy

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TMC for Children is supporting a study to help determine whether children diagnosed with cerebral palsy show more progress with a more intense and frequent burst of therapy delivered at young ages when the brain is rapidly developing. Cerebral palsy, which is a disorder in which damage to the central nervous system results in motor dysfunction, is one of the…

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Kevin's Story – The Epilogue

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In this guest post Terry Matsunaga shares his son’s dream and their hope for other families who include children with high functioning autism.  This is the fourth installment of a series of guest posts by Terry that share his son Kevin’s journey to college. Actually, this isn’t really an epilogue, rather a beginning. Kevin has made many inroads just by being at the University…

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College was on his Radar Screen – Challenging Preconceptions about Autism

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Parenting is both the most challenging and rewarding endeavor we take on. In this guest post Terry Matsunaga shares how his son, Kevin is challenging preconceptions about autism one college class at a time.  Part I.  The introduction. Kevin Matsunaga is just like any other fourth year college student.  He goes from class to class, sits in the front row…

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