July 5, 2018

Convinced he had discovered a new syndrome, Dr. Andreas Rett published findings in several under-read medical journals about six girls under his pediatric care. These girls had similar symptoms and similar stories -- they all developed typically until they were toddlers, when they suddenly began to lose control of their hand and eye movement. It would be twenty years before another doctor's research would propel the syndrome Rett discovered into the realm of medical legitimacy. The condition we now know as "Rett syndrome" is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder about which we are eagerly learning as much as we can...

May 1, 2018

When it comes to motor milestones, crawling is one major milestone that can be overlooked. It's like the sequel in an epic trilogy, often just seen as a setup for the finale (in this case, walking). If you don't look too closely, crawling seems like just the awkward in-between phase, where they're not really infants anymore, but they aren't quite toddlers yet either. Well, we're here to tell you that crawling is much more than just a filler episode in your child's development. So why is it so important? Read on...

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