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China Mission Trip: Our last days in China

Saturday 10/20/2012 Today, the occupational therapists spent time with the children in the welfare center. The conditions there are drastically different from the ICC portion of the orphanage. The speech language pathologist and occupational therapist worked on seating for a child with cleft palate for proper positioning

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China Mission Trip: Friday 10/19/2012

Today, the Occupational Therapists (OTs) continued the final fittings of the c-splints. It has been challenging to make pediatric splints for a child with severe tone, thus it has taken several attempts!  We also officially conducted three evaluations this afternoon on children with Cerebral Palsy and

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China Mission Trip: Thursday 10/18/2012

Today we observed the morning routine of all the children at the orphanage including time outside, circle time, feeding, and nap time all before noon. Each of us has been assigned a group to work with for the time that we are here. The two occupational therapists are with the

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China Mission Trip: Wednesday 10/17/2012

This morning we toured the facility. Disabilities we observed included spina bifida, cerebal palsy, Autism, visual impairments, cleft palate, Apert’s Syndrome, Pierre-Robin sequence, Treacher-Collins syndrome, and Down’s Syndrome. The facility has baby rooms, circle and social time rooms, a garden area, one sensory room, and a kindergarten.  Because local

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