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National Nonprofit Day

TeletonUSA on National Nonprofit Day

On August 17th, we celebrate National Nonprofit Day in the United States to reflect on our contributions to our communities. Today we want to celebrate by telling you a little about our history, our present, and what we expect for the years to come.

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Ikem and his family

The Effects of Anoxic Brain Injuries

Sometimes, the smallest incidents have the most significant impact on our lives. For little Ikem, swallowing a grape whole changed his and his family’s lives forever. Get to know his story.

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Defying Disability

Defying Disability: Meet Moi, an Unstoppable Athlete Recognized Nationwide

Moi's parents never imagined their son would lose the ability to walk. When he was very young, Moi was in an accident that led to a spinal cord injury. Get to know his story.

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From Your CRIT Counselor: Forgiveness

Forgiveness, in general, can be difficult. It depends on us, the person who hurt us, and what was done. The deeper the wound, the harder it is to forgive, especially if it came from someone we love and trust.

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Brain Injury

Xavian’s Story: Beating the Odds of a Brain Injury

Xavian was just a toddler when he fell into the pool and suffered a brain injury due to a prolonged lack of oxygen. With a lot of effort and dedication, Xavian improves every day. Get to know his story.

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Pushing the Limits of Arthrogryposis

Pushing the Limits of Arthrogryposis

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) is a diagnosis characterized by multiple joint contractures or stiffness of the joints. Learn here the facts about AMC and how children with this diagnosis can benefit from rehabilitation services at CRIT.

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What is Spina Bifida

What is Spina Bifida?

Spina bifida is a neural tube defect that can be determined at birth. To help you better understand this condition, this article will cover the different types of spina bifida, associated risk factors, and treatment.

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Acknowledge Your Strengths

From Your CRIT Counselor: Acknowledge Your Strengths

We cannot change what happened yesterday. We can plan for tomorrow but truly do not know what will happen. What is real is this moment.

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Meet Krestalenn and Her Journey with Traumatic Brain Injury

Meet Krestalenn, and Her Journey with Traumatic Brain Injury

When Krestalenn was just an infant, she survived a head-on collision that left her paralyzed on her right side and blind in one eye. Get to know her journey with traumatic brain injury.

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