Month: January 2019

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From knock-knees to pulled elbows, paediatrician Dr Benjamin Jacobs and orthopaedic surgeon Ms Deborah Eastwood advise on some common paediatric conditions. Delayed walking Most children walk with help–for example, with hands held or cruising round furniture – by one year of age. If a child is not walking by 18 months of age, referral to a paediatrician […]

Disability refers to the social effects of physical or mental impairment. This definition, known as the ‘social model’ of disability, distinguishes between the impairment itself (such as a

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Angelman syndrome Is caused by the loss of the normal maternal contribution to a region of chromosome 15, most commonly by deletion of a segment of that chromosome. Other causes include uniparental disomy, translocation, or single gene mutation in that region. A healthy person receives two copies of chromosome 15, one from mother, the other […]

What are the Symptoms of Scoliosis The symptoms of scoliosis are: Prominent shoulder blade Uneven hip and shoulder levels. Asymmetric size or location of breast in females. Unequal distance between ar

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My name is Andrew Brereton and I work as an individual neuro developmental therapist under the title of ‘Snowdrop.’ I provide programmes of rehabilitation for children from all over the world who are described as having brain injury, cerebral palsy, autism, dyspraxia, ADHD and many other developmental disabilities. The background of Snowdrop begins with my son […]
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I became pregnant with Homer February 2001. My pregnancy was great in the beginning. When I was about 6 months pregnant, I got severely high blood pressure and preeclampsia. Although I was very uncomfortable, I loved every minute! Daniel aka Homer, was the most active baby ever is what the ultrasound techs told me. I […]
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