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Eyes. Brain. What SEES?

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Life is instinctive and we have been wired to react; move quickly, do not delay.
Well, delay, was introduced to my life a little over 3 years ago, and with that a world full of deprivation.
Deprivation showed its face when my breast-fed child struggled to melt his gaze into me when intimately being nourished. The damaging lack of material benefits considered to be basic necessities in a society, deprived. The face, a considerably complex image to interpret for a child with cortical visual impairment. Inside these little dears’ skull, structures are lacking or have been damaged depriving the visual processing center and visual pathways of the brain. My son is unable to experience a sense of relief by visually capturing my face. When he needs a “security” check-in, the simple reassurance of finding my face is inaccessible to him.
It is estimated 80 percent of what children learn comes to them through their vision. Archer does not learn by watching others. His world will never be like …

HOPE. It's is in our GENES

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As year 3 of parenthood rolls right on by, my voice begins to elevate further into the world. One single voice, enrolled, to decipher her son’s expressions. Translating the communication of his experiences with writings, my own skewed scope.  
Why share? Why give Voice? To spread the vision of rare disease. Rare individuals DO positively impact our world.


We were welcomed to parenthood with a RARE experience, but not as rare as some families’ lives. The families we now relate with, some never even having met in person, but we share these rare experiences, that are even rarer from each and every rare child. According to globalgenes.org 350 million people worldwide suffer from rare diseases. Approximately 50% of the people affected by rare diseases are children. Imagine this… if all of the people with rare diseases lived in one country, it would be the world’s 3rd most populous country. But, WHY do we not hear about these rare diseases? It is hard for one single voice to be heard. You her…

A CHANGE in PACE

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The summer flew by, just as Archer has been soaring with development! Spending vast amounts of time on the road I often relate route maps and traffic to brain activity and the fluidity of Archer’s neurons. When approaching construction, a slow vehicle, turns, bumps, crossing animals, even pedestrians, really any sort of obstruction in my path, I’m reminded to allow this change in pace to occur. A reflection of how Archer often gets on a pathway ending in a round-about. His central nervous system needing the education to turn, to explore a new pathway. The work of AnatBanielMethod® Neuromovement ® teaches Archer where the turns are, how to slow down and approach with awareness, and ignites his abilities to imaginatively explore his world. Sounds like what childhood use to be, right?!?!
We were very sad for summer to end and daddy's return to teaching kindergarten. But as Brandon started his first week of school, Archer also got back in the saddle of learning with a trip to Californi…

RED Rocketship to the MOON!!

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