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Pushing the Boundaries

Posted by Alison and Claire on 12 June 2013

Our first childhood amputee day

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Korean Vet

Posted by irwin Joseph Kaufer on 23 May 2013

I was hospitalized in 1952 and quarantined for two weeks upon soon after entering the service. Many years later I developed back problems which perrsisted throughout my life. I am eighty-three now and having severe back pain. Could there be any correlation? Thank you.

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Viral Meningitis and Learning Disabilities

Posted by S K on 22 March 2013

My daughter had viral meningitis at 9 weeks of age. Now, at 7, we see her performing extraordinarily in math and science, but struggling with reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing to topic (main idea and details). As an elementary teacher myself, I saw early on that she was not progressing in reading and writing as she should when compared to her achievement in the hard sciences. She also has difficulty remembering simple requests ("Pick up your socks") if there is any background noise present, and she seems to have a...

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