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Let’s Talk About Tummy Time!

Many children dislike tummy time at first—it's hard work! There are many benefits for young children to spend time on their tummy, and there are also many ways to help and encourage them to do so. This critical developmental position helps lay the groundwork for many different skills necessary throughout the lifespan.

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Characteristics of Developmental Delay

Developmental delay is the condition of a child whose development in moving, talking, or playing is different than other children their same age. Developmental delay may or may not be attributed to a separate diagnosis.

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The latest on CRIT’s Telemedicine Program

The Children's Rehabilitation Institute TeletonUSA (CRIT) has successfully continued servicing children with disabilities and their families amidst the COVID-19 restrictions put into place in San Antonio and the neighboring counties.

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Facts about W-Sitting

W-Sitting is usually observed when a child is sitting on the floor with their legs turned inward, knees bent, and feet on either side of their hips. From above (i.e. an aerial view), you will see that their legs form a letter “W”.

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Caution with walkers, jumpers, exersaucers

Each one of these devices allows your child to perform certain movements before they are ready. This leads to an increase in atypical movement patterns and poorly controlled movements. Should your child already demonstrate these difficulties with movement, they may become more pronounced.

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CRIT launches Telemedicine Program for its patients

CRIT shut down due to the coronavirus crisis, but technology has allowed its doctors to continue giving therapies to their patients.

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Build your own Multisensory Stimulation Room

Multisensory Stimulation Rooms (MSSR) facilitate the development of cognitive, sensory, and social abilities for individuals with autism, brain injury, developmental delay, sensory processing disorders, and many others.

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Uriel shares his achievements with our friends from Despierta América

When Uriel arrived at CRIT in November 2014 for the first time, he had many limitations and could not perform at his fullest potential. After receiving therapy at CRIT, Uriel has achieved several of his personal goals with hard work and determination.

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Children with disabilities hold a parade to raise funds for Teleton USA 2019

Children with disabilities hold a parade to raise funds for Teleton USA 2019

A group of children with disabilities held a parade and showed off their talents to raise funds for the TeletonUSA. The goal of the event was to raise $30,000 USD. To watch the video, visit the Univisión website. Warning: content only available in Spanish.

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