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Snowdrop · 10M ago

Global Developmental Delay, (but catching up)!

This morning, amid all the flooding and in an ever decreasing dry area at Snowdrop as the water spread across the floor, we welcomed back a 2 year old little boy who has global developmental...
Snowdrop · 10M ago

Injury to the Pons

The Pons is located in the lower brainstem, directly above the Medulla Oblongata. The word 'pons' means 'bridge' and this is an apt description as it acts as a bridge which connects the cere...
Snowdrop · 10M ago

Snowdrop, - A Week of Developmental Assessments. Week Beginning 16th May 2016

We had three assessments this week, on Monday we saw a 5 year old little girl for her fourth assessment. She has 'Phelan McDermid' syndrome, which is basically where a chunk is taken from ch...
Snowdrop · 10M ago

Snowdrop. - A Week of Developmental Assessments. Week beginning 9th May 2016

We began the week by seeing a 7 year old little boy with ADHD for his second assessment. Such an intelligent, gentle little boy caught up in a whirlwind of his own hyperactivity, but definit...
Snowdrop · 10M ago

Mowat Wilson Syndrome

Today I saw one of the most incredible transformations of a little boy. The little one in question has Mowat-Wilson syndrome,  Mowat-Wilson syndrome is a genetic condition that affects many ...
Snowdrop · 10M ago

Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia

Today we saw a little boy who had neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia at birth which caused him to suffer brain haemorrhages. We first saw him 2 years ago and since he started the programme...
Snowdrop · 10M ago

Autism and the Snowdrop Programme.

Today we met a lovely new family who have a 7 year old little boy with autism. He is a great little guy with a lot going for him. Reminds me of another little chap who used to be on programm...
Snowdrop · 10M ago

Development in the Face of Lissencephaly

Today we saw a 19 month old little boy who has been on the Snowdrop Programme for 5 months. He has Lissencephaly, (a genetic condition which essentially means that his cortex does not have t...
Snowdrop · 10M ago

I Can See and Hear.

This morning was the 4th assessment of a little girl whose diagnosis is 'spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy.' 'cortical visual impairment' and 'bilateral severe/moderate hearing loss.' When...
Snowdrop · 10M ago

West Syndrome. - A Family Fight Back on the Snowdrop Programme.

Today we saw a little boy with West Syndrome for his first reassessment and wow has he made progress in every area of development! When we first saw him, he was 10 months old and visually he...