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Author Archives: Mama Lewis

How to get your special needs kiddie to LOVE therapy

April 16, 2014 at 15:45

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How to LOVE therapy

Tummy time? Hates it. Stretches? Not fun. May is severely disabled but she is not lacking in opinions. So how do we get our kiddies who need therapy to do it, when they hate it? It takes a complete re-think of what therapy is. First, what therapy is not: It is not crammed into every free […]

You tell me. What’s going on in this photo?

April 15, 2014 at 11:07

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How to LOVE therapy

  So what do you think is going on here? All captions accepted in the comments below! Answer tomorrow…

Update on my health: 6 months post-transplant

April 7, 2014 at 22:21

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A lot of people (yes, all two of you) have been asking about my health. As it is six-months post-bone marrow transplant, I thought I’d delight you with a little update. The good news is I’m still in remission. So far, the bone marrow seems to be working its magic. I have a brand new […]

May wants you to GET OUT. And here’s why…

March 31, 2014 at 10:08

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Special needs can sometimes feel like a cage. At times, don’t we all just want to dig our heals in and scream: MAKE IT EASY OR I’M NOT GOING. Trips out don’t always end well. May hated our last visit to the Barbican. She screamed from the moment we arrived until the moment the ice […]

Doctors said her son wouldn’t walk, and then this happened… (VIDEO)

March 30, 2014 at 10:46

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Debby Elnatan was told her son, Rotem, would never walk. Rotem has cerebral palsy and, like any mother, she was devastated – but she wasn’t broken. Elnatan invented a harness that would enable him to walk attached to her. Instead of the path he was meant to travel, one of severe physical impairments and eventual surgery, he […]