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Up, Up, and Away!

  • Posted by MCRC Staff
  • On August 12, 2019
An MCRC super hero story Grant just had his 5th birthday a few months ago and his imagination is jam packed with extraordinary ideas. On a regular basis he can be caught overcoming evil super villains alongside his superhero action figures. As he makes them struggle against each other in epic battles, you might be […]
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MCRC Tips 4 Back-to-School

  • Posted by MCRC Staff
  • On August 7, 2019
From a Therapist’s Perspective As the summer winds down, parents are increasing their efforts to get their child ready for the first day of school. Midland Children’s Rehabilitation Center has some helpful advice for parents and students to get off to a good start. MCRC’s Director of Program Therapy Services, Jami Romero, PT., says this […]
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To Nap or Not to Nap

  • Posted by MCRC Staff
  • On July 15, 2019
And Other Sleep Guidelines The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has endorsed new guidelines set by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) that outline the recommended sleep duration for children from infants to teens. The guidelines, “Recommended Amount of Sleep for Pediatric Populations” was published June 13 in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. […]
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Hippotherapy

  • Posted by MCRC Staff
  • On June 13, 2019
What is hippotherapy?  The term hippotherapy originates from the Greek word, “hippos” meaning horse (or equine), and roughly translates as “treatment with the help of the horse”. Simply put, hippotherapy refers to the use of equine movement (the movement of the horse) as a treatment tool within occupational therapy, physical therapy or speech language pathology […]
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Vocabulary

  • Posted by MCRC Staff
  • On May 30, 2019
How To Increase Your Child’s Vocabulary Expanding vocabulary is a lifelong process that begins during a child’s earliest months. Long before a child can speak in simple words, phrases, and sentences, the child is forming an extensive vocabulary of words he or she understands. This learning takes place every time you name things for your […]
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Hearing Loss in Children

  • Posted by MCRC Staff
  • On May 28, 2019
If you think your child has hearing loss… It is important that parents be aware of their children’s hearing from the moment their child is born. A child’s hearing can be affected by many things. Some children run a high risk of hearing loss due to certain medical diseases or medications, heredity or prenatal complications, […]
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