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7

Dec

2017

“Why isn’t she walking yet?” For parents of kids with hypotonia, few questions cut deeper. It only gets worse as more months fall off the calendar. And the implications are hard to ignore: What else can’t she do? What’s wrong...

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30

Nov

2017

Grab a pen and paper. We’re going to test your understanding of hypotonia. Whether you’re a rookie or a veteran with years of low tone parenting experience, there’s always more to learn. This quiz will guide you through misconceptions, medical...

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16

Nov

2017

All kids dream of magical adventures in faraway places. Dragons. Jungles. Talking animals. With enough imagination, nothing is out of reach. And for one little girl, all she needed was a special pair of boots.   Finding The Boots Arianna...

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2

Nov

2017

  As the mom of a rock star with low tone, you hear the same things over and over. Some are sincere, kindhearted questions and suggestions. Others are…not so kindhearted. Here are just a few:   I hope so. And...

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17

Jan

2018

Every child comes with his or her own list of challenges. And for kids with hypotonic cerebral palsy, that list may be a bit longer. Here are some of the basics you need to know:   What Is Hypotonic Cerebral...

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12

Oct

2017

With every child comes plenty of questions. And if that little bundle of joy has hypotonia, the list is a bit longer. As a parent of a low tone warrior, here are eight facts you, family, and friends should know:...

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19

Oct

2017

Orthotics can do amazing things. They help our little ones stand, walk, run, jump and just be kids. After witnessing those mini-miracles, many parents want to pay it forward by donating to another child in need. But there’s one question....

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5

Oct

2017

  As a parent, there are always a million things on your mind: meals, milestones, memories, and much, much more. Your child’s feet are probably pretty low on that list. But if you notice flat feet, that’s not something to...

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21

Sep

2017

  “No one loves life more than Lia.” That’s how Kelly described her three-year-old daughter. And it’s quite the statement considering all the challenges Lia’s faced in her young life. Cerebral palsy. High muscle tone. Apraxia of speech. Heart surgery....

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14

Sep

2017

“Thank you for making a doll like me.” You may have heard those words before. They came from a viral video that bounced all over social media. In it, a young girl cried as she hugged a new doll. Like...

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