Midline?

What is the big deal about mid line? I can’t even tell you how many times I have heard Tom’s therapists talk about “crossing mid line.” Sure, reaching across his body. Ok…so what’s the big deal about that. Then I came across this blogpost called “Cris Cross Applesauce Cross Lateral” and it all made sense to…

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Guest Blogger – Hanna’s Story

Today I am happy to share Hanna’s Story with you. She is a bit of a mystery child like my Tommy. She has several unique characteristics, but they don’t add up to anything other than spunky little girl that has the experts stumped. Read below to learn more about Hanna. Tell us a little bit…

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the Science Center

I took Tom to the Carnegie Science Center this past Friday. My brother and his family are in town so we have been enjoying lots of local attractions lately. It is easy to forget what great resources you have in your own area. We got into the Carnegie Science Center for only $2 each with…

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Guest Blogger -Carter’s Story

Carter Meet Carter. A former 25 week micropremie, he is currently busy being an adorable three year old with Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP.) His mother Julie was kind enough to answer my call for guest posters. Enjoy his inspiring story. Tell us a little bit about your family and your child: My name is Julie…

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Do You Have Something to Share? Be a Guest Blogger

I would like to include the perspective of other blind children and their families on this site.  I think featuring guest posts is the best way to do that. Tom’s experience here in Pennsylvania is naturally going to be different from the experience of a blind child in another state or country. I would love to hear…

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Starting Daycare Soon

Chillin’ – Ready to play with the big kids! Tom will begin attending a daycare program at the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children (WPSBC) next week. I am so excited for him to start! They have a daycare that blends blind/visually impaired children with sighted children in the same classroom. They have a visually…

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Big News!

 We have some good news to share with you today!  It’s been a long and messy road.  There have been cautious nibbles at home.  And hard work during feeding therapy. According to Tom’s nutritionists, he is now 50% tube fed and 50% oral fed! Tom is getting a bolus of food in the morning and…

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