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  • Conditions | Mircle Kid

    Conditions Acute Lympocyic Lukemia Alzheimers and Dementia To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. ADHD Anxiety Advocates Arthritis Aspergers - Autisim Asthma Blind Bone Cancer Bully Celiac Disease Cerebral Palsy Crohn's Disease Cystic Fibrosis Deaf Dental Hygiene Depression Diabetes Down's Syndrome Genius Learning Disorder Leprosy Leukemia Mulitiple Sclerosis Muscular Dystrophy Parasites PTSD Schizopherenia Seizure Disorders Sickle Cell Anemia

  • HOME | Mircle Kid

    Discover the World Of Mircle Kid! This website is dedicated to Keith and Philip . . When you click on a picture on this website, you typically will be connected to another page. ISBN13 9798511747354 Inspire All Kids to Show Their Unique Gifts! Welcome to Savantville! Meet The Characters! Lil' Bud The differences that I have compared to other people cause some to stare, shy away from, or even think that they hold bigger importance in this world than me. I wish people would realize that having these differences are not my fault, or begin to realize that they too have differences. Maybe some are not as noticeable as mine, but they have them too. Mostly though, I wish people would remember that I am a person just like each of them and have feeling too. Mr. P. Mr, Pleomorph aka Mr. P., is an amazing robot that is a master of disguise with unlimited resources. He has the ability to duplicate and morph into other objects or creatures and can time-travel too! ​ Mr. P. and Lil' Bud have a Great Friendship with the next thrilling adventure just around the corner. Learn More Learn More Special Needs Dragons Arthritis Asthma Blind Bone Cancer Bully Crohn's Disease Deaf Dental Hygiene / Seizures View More Conditions William N. Grant, MD "Dr. William N. Grant has served us well by catapulting us into the real world of the special need in his insightful books and website. Dr. Grant teaches us empathy and emancipates us from prejudice. He shows brilliance, creativity, and extensive medical knowledge. His description of challenging medical conditions is accurate. He demonstrates a deep understanding of serious stresses on one’s self-esteem and perception of self. He captures well the feelings and reality of being different...." Howard J. Tucker MD, JD Dr. Tucker has practiced medicine for over 76 years, specializing in Child Neurology and Neurology. A walking textbook of Neurology. ​ Are You A Mircle Kid? Submit a Testimonial. Submit Thanks for submitting!

  • Advocates | Mircle Kid

    Advocates Click on a picture below, to be connected to another page. To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. Wolf Spiders (females) BIOGRAPHY: Special Need: Advocate Best Friend: Lil’ Bud and all of the Dragons. Birthday: Ageless Hobbies: Fighting against the injustice of the Special Needs population Favorite Movie: Superman Advocate A person who works for, argues for or supports a cause or policy. A person or an agency who is familiar with a person's problem or problems who supports another’s cause by representing them. A patient advocate helps patients communicate with their healthcare providers so they get the information they need to make decisions about their health care. A patient advocate can also represent a patient in the healthcare system.

  • Cystic Fibrosis | Mircle Kid

    Cystic Fibrosis Dragon Fox BIOGRAPHY: AGE: Unknown BEST FRIEND: Mr. Pleomorph HOBBIES: Gardening Click on a picture below, to be connected to another page. To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. ABOUT THE SPECIAL NEED: DESCRIPTION OF DISEASE: Cystic Fibrosis is a disease that causes a lot of thick mucus in the nose, lungs, and abdomen. It makes it difficult to breathe or digest food. Mucus is like thick sweat that often becomes infected and clogs up a person affected sinuses, lungs, and stomach. CAUSE OF DISEASE: Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disorder due to an abnormal gene from both parents. This pattern is known as autosomal recessive. The gene involved is abnormal and caused a person’s sweat to make digestion and breathing difficult. This thick mucous can become easily infected. Genes are on Chromosome which are in your cells. Every living organism has cells that have chromosomes and genes. A cell is like a house, a chromosome is like a room and genes are like furniture in the room. Each gene-like furniture is different and determines the type of plant, animal, dragon, human, or insect a living being is. Some genes are not healthy like some furniture gets broken and causes diseases like cystic fibrosis. TREATMENT: Antibiotics

  • Deaf | Mircle Kid

    Deaf Dragon Lady Octopus BIOGRAPHY: Name: Dragon Lady Octopus Special Need: Deaf Best Friend: Lil’ Bud and Andrew Birthday: Ageless Hobbies: Relaxing in the Ocean Deep Favorite Movie: Spirited Away To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. Click on a picture below, to be connected to another page. ABOUT THE SPECIAL NEED: Hearing loss is when sound is either diminished or absent in one or both ears. There are three causes of hearing loss: a blockage of sound through the ear canal, damage to the nerves that allow you to hear, or a combination of the two. ​ A few causes of hearing loss are allergies, earwax, foreign bodies, infections, loud noises, and congenital disabilities. ​ Many of the causes of hearing loss can be treated. ​ Use the links below to find out more about hearing loss treatment: UCSF Medical Center: Hearing Loss CDC Pediatric Hearing Loss Treatment and Intervention Services Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

  • Lagniappe | Mircle Kid

    Ms. Camillion would like to share some of her recipes. This is a perfect activity for children with adult supervision. Cajun Spice Mixture A must-have staple ingredient in Savantville , USA located in the Bayou Panhandle Since this region is known for mouth-watering, sweet and savory meals I prefer to make my spice mixture ahead for many of my recipes for Creole and Cajun dishes. So make it ahead and store them in a see-thru, sealable jar or container. In a medium bowl add the following 9 spices: 1/2 tsp. Red Pepper Flakes 1/2 tsp. Ground Black Pepper 1 tsp. Cayenne pepper 1 tsp. Onion salt 11/4 tsp. Dried Oregano 11/2 tsp. Cummin 2 tsp. Sea Salt or Kosher Salt 2 tsp. Garlic Powder 2 1/2 tsp. Smoked Paprika Mix well. Use as needed in recipes. Store in a dry and cool area. ENJOY! Can You Master Mr. Pleomorph’s Mind-Bending Weekly Puzzles? Send in your answers to admin@mirclekid.com . The correct answers will be announced next week when new questions are posted. Brain teasers for week of August, 9th, 2021 #1 A man looks at a picture of another man. Then he truthfully says, “Brothers and sisters I have none, but that man’s father is my father’s son.” Who is the man in the picture? #2 A farmer is trying to cross a river. He is taking with him a rabbit, carrots, and a fox, and he has a small raft. He can only bring 1 item at a time across the river because his raft can only fit either the rabbit, the carrots, or the fox. How does he cross the river? (Assume that the fox does not eat the rabbit if the man is present, and that the fox and the rabbit will not try to escape or run away). Answers from week of Aug. 2nd 2021 Question #1 - Let D = number of dollars on the check, and C = number of cents on the check, where D and C are whole numbers. The amount of the check has a value of 𝐷+𝐶100 dollars. The teller swaps the dollars and cents and gives the woman 𝐶+𝐷100 dollars. The woman spends 5 cents (5100 𝑑𝑜𝑙𝑙𝑎𝑟𝑠), so she is left with 𝐶+𝐷− 5100 dollars. That amount of money she has is equal to two times the amount of the check. Therefore, 𝐶+𝐷− 5100 = 2(𝐷+𝐶100). 100𝐶+𝐷−5 = 200𝐷+2𝐶. 199D = 98C – 5 Intuition is needed to derive the second equation. We know that the number of cents of the check must be less than 100. Since the amount that the women received was 5 cents more than twice the amount of the check once the dollars and cents were switched, the number of dollars must be less than 50. In addition to that, the number of cents must be 1 more than twice the dollar amount. Therefore, C = 2D + 1 199D = 98(2D +1) – 5 199D = 196D +93 3D = 93 D = 31 C = 2(31) + 1 = 63 The amount of the check was $31.63 Question #2 - Null Island is the name used to refer to the point on the Earth's surface where the Prime Meridian and the Equator intersect, at zero degrees latitude and zero degrees longitude (0°N 0°E). This point is located in international waters in the Gulf of Guinea, in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of West Africa. The point is marked with a permanent buoy. Download Mr. Pleomorph's Mega Test! Download the Smartest Person in the World Test!

  • Archived recipes | Mircle Kid

    3 Ingredients Tag-along Cookies Ritz Crackers Peanut Butter (creamy) Bag of milk chocolate chips On a cookie sheet lined with wax paper, place ritz crackers in rows until the cookie sheet is full. Next spread a generous amount of peanut butter across each cracker. Melt the bag of chocolate in a double boiler (or in a microwave, stirring every minute until fully melted.) Now, place one peanut buttered cracker on a fork and dip it into the melted chocolate. Replace the cookie to the lined cookie sheet to cool. ENJOY!

  • Parasites | Mircle Kid

    Parasites Click on a picture below, to be connected to another page. To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. Dragon Worm BIOGRAPHY: Special Needs: Parasites Best Friend: Lil’ Bud and Andrew Birthday: Ageless Hobbies: Discovering New Places Favorite Movie: WORMS ABOUT THE SPECIAL NEED: Parasitism is a symbiotic relationship between species , where one organism, the parasite, lives on or inside another organism, the host , causing it some harm, and is adapted structurally to this way of life.[1] The entomologist E. O. Wilson has characterised parasites as "predators that eat prey in units of less than one".[2] Parasites include single-celled protozoans such as the agents of malaria , sleeping sickness , and amoebic dysentery ; animals such as hookworms , lice , mosquitoes , and vampire bats ; fungi such as honey fungus and the agents of ringworm ; and plants such as mistletoe , dodder , and the broomrapes . There are six major parasitic strategies of exploitation of animal hosts, namely parasitic castration , directly transmitted parasitism (by contact), trophically transmitted parasitism (by being eaten), vector -transmitted parasitism, parasitoidism , and micropredation. Like predation, parasitism is a type of consumer-resource interaction ,[3] but unlike predators , parasites, with the exception of parasitoids, are typically much smaller than their hosts, do not kill them, and often live in or on their hosts for an extended period. Parasites of animals are highly specialised , and reproduce at a faster rate than their hosts. Classic examples include interactions between vertebrate hosts and tapeworms , flukes , the malaria-causing Plasmodium species, and fleas . Parasites reduce host fitness by general or specialised pathology , from parasitic castration to modification of host behaviour. Parasites increase their own fitness by exploiting hosts for resources necessary for their survival, in particular by feeding on them and by using intermediate (secondary) hosts to assist in their transmission from one definitive (primary) host to another. Although parasitism is often unambiguous, it is part of a spectrum of interactions between species , grading via parasitoidism into predation, through evolution into mutualism , and in some fungi, shading into being saprophytic . People have known about parasites such as roundworms and tapeworms since ancient Egypt , Greece , and Rome . In Early Modern times, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek observed Giardia lamblia in his microscope in 1681, while Francesco Redi described internal and external parasites including sheep liver fluke and ticks . Modern parasitology developed in the 19th century. In human culture, parasitism has negative connotations. These were exploited to satirical effect in Jonathan Swift 's 1733 poem "On Poetry: A Rhapsody", comparing poets to hyperparasitical "vermin". In fiction, Bram Stoker 's 1897 Gothic horror novel Dracula and its many later adaptations featured a blood-drinking parasite. Ridley Scott 's 1979 film Alien was one of many works of science fiction to feature a parasitic alien species. Hookworm. (Necator americanus) Scabies mite. (Sarcoptes scabiei var. Roundworm. (Ascaris lumbricoides) Flatworm blood fluke. (Schistosoma mansoni, S. Tapeworm. (Taenia solium) Entamoeba histolytica. This single-celled organism causes a disease called amoebiasis. Giardia lamblia. Toxoplasma gondii.

  • Asthma | Mircle Kid

    Asthma Dragon Tazmanian Devil BIOGRAPHY: AGE: Ageless BEST FRIEND: Lil’ Bud and Andrew HOBBIES: Eating FAVORITE MOVIE: Robin Hood (He likes Friar Tuck) FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Las Vegas FAVORITE QUOTE: Just because your obese doesn’t mean you are not malnurished. To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. Click on a picture below, to be connected to another page. ABOUT THE SPECIAL NEED: ASTHMA is a condition that makes it hard to get air in and out of the lungs. A child often is short of breath, wheezes, and coughs. Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound that can be heard across the room but sometimes is so soft of a sound that the child’s physician may not hear it. The child often complains of being short of breath and having chest tightness or pressure. There are two major forms of Asthma - intrinsic and extrinsic, or a combination of the two. The intrinsic form of asthma is caused by exercise, smoke, paint, cold, perfumes, and medications. The extrinsic form is due to foods, insect stings, roaches, dust, and pollen. NUMBER OF CHILDREN AFFECTED: Currently, there are about 6.2 million children under the age of 18 with asthma. In 2017, 1 in 12 children had asthma. Treatment: See your Physician

  • Store | Mircle Kid

    Discover The World of Mircle Kid! Lil’ Bud is dedicated to helping people better understand the special needs population which includes all of us. The first book of this 4-part series is about learning disorders. Greater than 15% of all children born or over 600,000 of the 4,000,000 children born each year in the US have a learning disorder. This book has been written for all of us – those with special needs and those without – and directs attention to the fact that, right or wrong, we all process information differently. The author who himself has OCD, ADHD and Dyslexia is an extremely successful physician who has over 40 years’ experience as a medical doctor. A large portion of these years has been spent diagnosing, treating and caring for special need patients including children, veterans, friends, and family. This book from the authors viewpoint was written in a humorous and educational manner and is about how people with learning disorders process information. The author has had a very eclectic life experience and observes that everyone he meets or reads about has some form of a special need. This book is an enlightenment for all of us. Please enjoy! We offer "The Amazing World of Mircle Kid's, Lil Bud and Mr' P. - The Beginning of a Great Friendship" in three different versions for our reader's enjoyment. By clicking on the various cover below, you will be directed to the edition you prefer. #1 - The image on your left is the deluxe paperback version. In this special edition, its images are printed in full color. #2 - The middle edition offers the reader the same storyline as the deluxe version, however, all of the images have been printed in grayscale. #3 - For our consumers who prefer paperless, the book to the right is the Kindle aka Digital version. #1 Deluxe #2 Standard #3 Kindle

  • PTSD | Mircle Kid

    PTSD Click on a picture below, to be connected to another page. To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. Dragon German Shepard BIOGRAPHY: Special Need: POST TRAUMATIC STRESS Age: 14 Best Friend: Lil’ Bud Birthday: December 2 Hobbies: Computers and Magic Favorite Movie: Toy Story 1, 2, and 3 Favorite Vacation Spot: Florida Favorite Quote: “Hey Lil’ Bud” ABOUT THE SPECIAL NEED: THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN/PEOPLE AFFECTED: Studies show that about 15% to 43% of girls and 14% to 43% of boys go through at least one trauma. Of those children and teens who have had a trauma, 3% to 15% of girls and 1% to 6% of boys develop PTSD. Rates of PTSD are higher for certain types of trauma survivors Child protection services in the U.S. get around three million reports each year. This involves 5.5 million children. Of the reported cases, there is proof of abuse in about 30%. From these cases, we have an idea of how often different types of abuse occur: 65% neglect 18% physical abuse 10% sexual abuse 7% psychological (mental) abuse PROGNOSIS: Posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is diagnosed after a person experiences symptoms for at least one month following a traumatic event. Three main types of symptoms characterize the disorder: Re-experiencing the trauma through intrusive distressing recollections of the event, flashbacks, and nightmares. Avoidance of places, people, and activities that are reminders of the trauma and emotional numbness. Increased arousal such as difficulty sleeping and concentrating, feeling jumpy, and being easily irritated and angered. Diagnosis criteria that apply specifically to children younger than age six include the following: Exposure to actual or threatened death, serious injury, or sexual violation: Direct experience – Divorce, Arguments, Child or loved one – Physical including sexual abuse, and Mental Abuse, Death family, friends, pets, moves Bullying, Accidents, Separation from friends and loved ones. Two or more of the following: irritable, angry, or aggressive behavior, including extreme temper tantrums hypervigilance exaggerated startle response problems with concentration difficulty falling or staying asleep or restless sleep

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