It has been a tough decision to take and a long time desire. We needed a lot of money to take David to dolphin therapy this year too. Honestly we almost gave up hoping that we would do it and only several phone calls from Dr. Murat convinced us to get ready and fly to Antalya in less thank three weeks. We wish to thank to all our friends that supported us in our adventure. Before writing about therapy and [...]
When Andrei, who suffers from Charge Syndrome, was born, he was unable neither to see nor to hear and as he was also incapable of swallowing, he had to be fed through a PEG-tube. Although the doctors said that there was nothing to be done, Andrei’s family found a shaman who started to perform healing therapies for 3 years. Andrei was then able to see with one eye and hear with one ear and his ability to swallow made [...]
Eirik, who also took part at the dolphin therapy last year, sounded the bell for the therapy season 2012. Eirik’s parents are very content with his increased social abilities and grown interest for sports since last year’s therapy. They also told us, that Eirik was learning ice-skating and had started playing ice-hockey and skiing.
David is now 5 years and 6 months old. As you know, he started ABA therapy in october 2010 and also other complementary therapies – occupational therapy – art therapy, logopedy. The visit in Antalya and the dolphin therapy had an tremendous effect on David. It was like a catalyzer for a chain reaction.. Before comming to dolphin therapy, David was able to compose only 2 or maximum 3 words sentences. Now he is making even 6 words sentences. Also his ability to learn has [...]
This year, Marc Fabian took part in the Dolphin Therapy for the third time. This time he was accompanied by his teacher, 21 year-old Mrs. Michaele Maya de Marca, who has known him for six years. Michaele talked to us about Marc: “It is supposed that Marc suffers from a genetic defect of the 3rd or 4th chromosome. After the first therapy, he said “Mother” for the first time. When asked, where he actually was, he began to gesture “I’m here” [...]
Intern Date: July 2011 My name is Kapasouri Katerina and I am a professor of Adapted Physical Education from Greece. I am working in the field of rehabilitation for people with disabilities and to be more specific I am specialized in Therapeutic Swimming. Depending on my studies and my working experience, I know that water is working therapeutically, not only to our body but also to our soul. Therefore, the challenge for me was to find out if Dolphin Therapy [...]
Cure The dolphin therapy lasts ten days. Every day (except Mondays) the children swim with the dolphins for half an hour. Afterwards they attend the dolphin show. When the children see the dolphins painting, singing, playing with a ball, rolling around, doing somersaults and racing through the water, they feel that they can share much more activities with the dolphins. The bio-energy – the vital energy which the dolphin uses to communicate with the child, improves the alertness, the awareness, the feeling [...]