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Growing Up At Camp Woodchuck

When her newborn son Carlos was diagnosed with Down Syndrome, Ana cried for 4 months. Her husband, Othon had been in an accident and was unable to work and she was completely overwhelmed. “I cried every day,” she said. “I kept asking, Why Me? Then I said to myself, Carlos is here, and I have […]

Rainbows Changed Our Lives

“My whole journey started at Rainbows in 1978 when my husband, Walt and I adopted a little 5-day-old boy named Brandon,” said Margaret, Brandon’s mother. “He was just perfect.” As he grew, Margaret became concerned that Brandon was not progressing as quickly as other babies his age, and her sister noticed Brandon wasn’t following with […]

10 ways to explore balance and coordination with your infant or toddler

Balance and coordination are important to the development and growth of any child. Sometimes balance concerns can arise in isolation, but it also is common with a child who has delays and/or diagnoses that affect development. Many times these children are labeled as clumsy. Although balance and coordination go hand and hand, they are different. […]