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A Small Glimpse at Traumatic Brain Injury

A Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, results from a direct hit to the head that disrupts healthy brain function and development. The severity of a TBI ranges from “mild” to “severe.”

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The Benefits of Standing

Standing is an important activity that benefits people of all ages. From improving bone density to helping with lung expansion, it boasts benefits for all of our body systems.

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A Closer Look at Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy (CP) can be described or classified in many different ways, including the severity or type of CP. One way to classifying CP is by telling the body part(s) affected.

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Cerebral Palsy in Children

Cerebral Palsy in Children

Cerebral palsy is a common diagnosis for a group of conditions among children affecting their motor development. It is a result of brain damage occurring before or during birth.

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Halloween-themed recipe book

CRIT launches Halloween-themed recipe book

This small recipe book will show you very simple recipes with different themes to make this season something monstrously delicious. Whether it's easy snacks, party appetizers, or a meal, we've got you covered! There is something for everyone!

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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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Girl running.

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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Kid sitting in W position.

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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