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Jan. 29, 2018 | By: Karen Craig Toth

This is Mikaela getting Anat Baniel Method (ABM) therapy. Amazing to see new pathways being made in her brain. For those of you who don't know, Mikaela has a diagnosis of spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy which resulted from massive strokes affecting both sides of the brain at birth. She cries for hours every day and night. She is non verbal so it is hard to determine why she's crying… Often it sounds like she's having pain. This therapy has helped her learn some new things like holding up her head better and she starting to engage her spine a bit more. She is hypertonic in her extremities and during these lessons she often turns into butter in Karen's arms. Mikaela is also blind from the strokes and since doing this therapy she seems to have gained some vision as she is responding more to things around her.

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