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A Personal Note from Anat…

I specialize in working with children who have developmental delays and special needs, which encompass a wide range of disorders including genetic syndromes, brain injuries, autism, communication disorders, motor delays and disorders, low muscle tone, epilepsy, severe eating disorders, ADHD, and more. I strongly believe that involving parents and the child's environment in the therapeutic process is essential for fostering positive changes in their development.

My fundamental belief is that every child has the potential to realize their abilities. Drawing from my extensive experience working with numerous children, I have witnessed how those with injuries, syndromes, and disorders can achieve new learning, resulting in transformative improvements in various aspects of their lives and that of their families.

So, how does the process work? Initially, I focus on creating a conducive environment for the child and providing them with appropriate professional training. My objective is to identify and unlock the child's potential and opportunities for growth. One of my primary goals is to help the child relearn any developmental processes he may have missed due to his condition, effectively narrowing the gap between his chronological age and developmental stage.

The learning process is intensive and involves active participation from the entire family. Each developmental milestone builds upon the previous one, forming a solid foundation. By relearning or learning these milestones and consistently practicing them, we stimulate the brain and nervous system to enhance performance skills and to achieve his full developmental potential.

My therapy approach incorporates various developmental elements, including motor skills based on the Feldenkrais method, sensory techniques (such as the snoezelen room method), behavioral interventions, emotional support, social interactions, and more.

Parents play a vital role in the therapeutic process. Through our collaborative journey, we gain a mutual understanding of the changes necessary to facilitate the child's new learning. As a result, parents and the child's developmental environment, including their kindergarten or school, become integral parts of the overall process.

How do we get started? After our initial conversation, I will provide you with a questionnaire. Once you complete it, along with sharing relevant medical documents and a recent short video of the child, we will meet for an integrative diagnosis. This assessment focuses on exploring the child's potential rather than solely examining their disorder or difficulties. The diagnosis can take place either in your home or through a secure video conference platform like Zoom, ensuring your child's safety. During this process, we will engage in interactive play.

After the diagnostic phase, we will discuss the therapy plan and determine the next steps following the intensive therapy. I firmly believe that by working together, we can achieve tangible results, continuous progress, and overall improvement for your child.If you have any further questions or would like to begin this transformative journey, please reach out. I look forward to the opportunity to make a positive difference in your child's life.

Anat Furstenberg.

As a parent, it can be devastating to learn that your baby has a developmental delay or a special need. You may feel lost, overwhelmed, and unsure of where to turn for help. Each delay or syndrome has its unique set of challenges and can be difficult to understand and manage on your own.

I understand how challenging it can be, which is why I've created a comprehensive web page on special needs and baby development delays. My page provides a brief overview of the most common developmental delays and syndromes, including down syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorder, and much more. I also provided links to more in-depth resources that can help you learn more about your baby's specific condition.

Don't let your baby's developmental delay or special need hold them back, learn more about the different conditions that can affect your child's development and get the information and support you need to help them thrive.

This page is a great starting point, but I also offer one-on-one consultations to help you navigate the challenges of parenting a child with special needs. Don't wait - take the first step towards a brighter future for your child today.

Down Syndrome

A genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21. It is associated with physical growth delays, characteristic facial features, and intellectual disability.

Autism Spectrum Disorder

A developmental disorder characterized by difficulties with social interaction and communication, and restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests.

Cerebral Palsy (CP)

A group of disorders that affect movement and muscle tone or posture. It is caused by damage to the developing brain before or during birth or in the first few years of life.

Angelman Syndrome

A rare genetic disorder that causes developmental disabilities, speech problems, movement and balance issues, and a happy and excitable demeanor.

Cri-du-Chat Syndrome

A rare genetic condition caused by a missing piece of chromosome 5, which results in intellectual disability, delayed development, and distinctive facial features.

Desanto Shinawi Syndrome

A rare genetic disorder that affects the development of the brain and causes developmental delay, intellectual disability, and distinctive facial features.

Wolf Hirschhorn Syndrome

A rare genetic disorder that causes developmental delays, intellectual disability, seizures, distinctive facial features, and other health problems.

Emanuel Syndrome

A rare chromosomal disorder that causes developmental delays, intellectual disability, and distinctive facial features.

Rett Syndrome

A rare genetic disorder that affects brain development and causes severe physical and mental disability.

KCNQ2 Gene Mutation

A genetic disorder that affects the nervous system and causes seizures, developmental delay, and intellectual disability.

Prader-Willi Syndrome

A rare genetic disorder that causes a wide range of physical, mental, and behavioral problems, including a constant feeling of hunger and a risk of obesity.

Williams Syndrome

A rare genetic disorder characterized by developmental delays, intellectual disability, and distinctive facial features.

Spina Bifida

A birth defect that occurs when the spine and spinal cord do not form properly. It can cause physical and intellectual disabilities.

Muscular Dystrophy

A group of inherited disorders that involve muscle weakness and loss of muscle mass.

Fragile X Syndrome

A genetic condition that causes intellectual disability, behavioral and learning challenges, and various physical characteristics.

Global Developmental Delay

A term used when children are significantly delayed in their cognitive and physical development compared to their peers.

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“ I first started doing the BabyPillar video tutorials with my first child who was diagnosed with torticollis. I found the videos to be easy to follow, extremely helpful and in line with what our physical therapist was showing us.

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I'm Anat Furstenberg

I Take A Different Approach Than Most "Experts" Out There.

The initial months of a baby's life are critical for their growth and future success. These early stages offer the ideal opportunity for parents to provide the support and guidance their baby needs to develop properly. This course is designed for all parents and their babies, providing expert advice and lessons that are both enjoyable and beneficial.

As an expert, I am thrilled to bring this valuable knowledge to you and to be a part of your parenting journey. While group parenting classes can be useful, personal advice is sometimes needed to address specific concerns. That's why I offer private online sessions to address your unique challenges and questions related to your baby's development and day-to-day parenting.

Through our one-on-one sessions, I aim to help you become a more confident and understanding parent. I will work with you to find solutions to the challenges you face, fostering a deeper connection with your baby in the process. Let's work together to make the parenting experience a fulfilling and successful one.

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