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Spotlight on Equine Therapy Programs in Michigan

Trust, joy, confidence, and connection with peers are important for any child. Different therapies can be used to facilitate those feelings for children with disabilities, including animal-assisted therapy. Fostering a bond between a human and animal can promote psychological, emotional, and physical well-being. Specifically, horses can help to facilitate those goals in therapies known as…

Summer Camps for Children with Cerebral Palsy

As we enter the summer months, many parents are setting out to find fun and enriching activities for their children to participate in. And what better summer activity than summer camp? Parents of children with disabilities often have difficulty finding summer camp opportunities that will cater to the needs of their child. So we decided…

Could Fitness Trackers Help Children with Cerebral Palsy?

Researchers from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) are testing the accuracy of commercially-available fitness trackers when worn by children. Young children differ greatly from adults in their energy usage. They are less efficient because they lack coordination, and because their resting metabolic rate is, on average, twice that of an adult. They can produce…

Organization Spotlight: Miracle League of Michigan

At ABC Law Centers, we’re always on the lookout for opportunities to get out in the community and see how individual programs for kids with disabilities are run. We like to recommend local programs to our clients, and, this past October, we had the opportunity to help volunteer at the Miracle League of Michigan. It’s…

The ABC 4 KIDZ Charity

The award winning Michigan cerebral palsy lawyers at Reiter & Walsh have created a charity that helps kids with disabilities get medical equipment & go to special camps. ABC 4 KIDZ helps children throughout the country who have special needs, focusing on kids whose families cannot afford important medical devices and fun special needs camps.