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Neve riding a horse named Ruby at Horse SenseAbility in Sherborn, MA, and supported by The Genesis Foundation for Children

Equine-Assisted Therapy Helps Fourth Grader with Rare Disease Improve Spacial Awareness, Strength, and Self-Confidence

Updated on February 25, 2022

Neve is not your average ten-year-old fourth grader. Although you wouldn’t know it from looking at her, Neve has a rare genetic disorder called Trisomy X. One in 1,000 females […]

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Unleashing the Power of Self-Compassion: A Resolution to Suffer Less

Updated on February 25, 2022

By Laura Will Reprinted with permission from www.Knowrare.com I enjoy the goal-oriented practice of setting goals. However, I want to approach this year differently. Instead of using self-critical thoughts to […]

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Gaining Control with Gratitude

Updated on February 25, 2022

By Laura Will Reprinted with permission from www.Knowrare.com It was 3am, and I could not sleep. We had just been told that our 4-month-old son’s brain had “folded wrong” in […]

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Learning to juggle it all as a caregiver: The Four States of a Caregiver's Identity

Learning to Juggle it All as a Caregiver: The Four States of the Caregiver’s Identity

Updated on February 25, 2022

By Laura Will Reprinted with permission from www.Knowrare.com In the weeks after our infant son was diagnosed with a rare brain malformation, I had an identity crisis. All of a […]

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my son take his first independent steps in his gait-trainer

Cultivating Flexible Hope: A look at the emotional cycles in chronic illness

Updated on February 25, 2022

By Laura Will Reprinted with permission from www.Knowrare.com Is cultivating flexible hope in the face of chronic illness possible? While stretching out my toddler’s stiff hamstrings, his physical therapist looked […]

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How to help young kids cope when a parent has to isolate

Updated on February 8, 2022

Reposted from Boston Children’s Hospital Posted on January 31, 2022 by Katie Paradis If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19 and need to isolate or quarantine, you may have questions and […]

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Defying The Odds

Updated on February 9, 2022

Your Daughter Will Never Walk or Talk. Defying the odds, Amy never thought she’d be able to have children. Her pregnancy was high-risk  due to her own medical issues. However, […]

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We All Know A Chair

Updated on February 9, 2022

Written by Amy Breen, a patient of The Feingold Center for Children We all know a chair. We’ve encountered that chair various times. I know I have, sometimes to get […]

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Dr. Catherine Nowak, Clinical Director of The Feingold Center for Children

Dr. Catherine Nowak’s Reflections on 2021

Updated on February 9, 2022

The Pandemic Impacts All of Our Children The COVID pandemic continues to impact the children and families cared for at The Feingold Center for Children. The kids have adapted to […]

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Charlotte with a feeding tube

“Everything Seemed Fine.”

Updated on February 9, 2022

Charlotte Couldn’t Feed Without Choking When Jenna gave birth to her second child, Charlotte, in September 2014 at Lowell General Hospital, “everything seemed fine,” she explained. However, Jenna discovered that […]

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