before and after
Progress of a Down Syndrome Child using Patakara
Mrs. Sanae Tsutano, mother of boy (Daichi) with down syndrome, Nagoya, Japan.
He was born with down syndrome. Weight 2,740g (6.04 lbs). It was found that he had a hole in his heart (ASD) and had an operation when he was 8 months old.
Started Patakara exercise. For the first 2 weeks, he could not exercise well with the device. One month later, he could use the device and exercise properly by himself.
After using Patakara for 1 month
Expand capability with his mother's help. He could carry out what he could not manage before. Could listen to what people say and took action accordingly.
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Sometimes slept facing up (not sleeping sideways). Started etching pictures finely such as human face when he had the chance to make a drawing.
"Our true goal is to help down syndrome children go to normal school like others who had achieved it. There is hope for every child."
Could start reading characters (Japanese syllabary: hiragana). He is able to pedal up a rapid sloping road and manage to pass thorough obstacles smoothly, even when it is very narrow for someone to get through.
Could keep the rhythm to play a drum.
Beginning of understanding mathematics was previously difficult for him. Could understand numeric characters 1~10 only. Started reading a book.
Increased duration of facing the ceiling substantially during sleep.
Became skillful enough with his fingers to manage small manual operation. Started writing characters (Japanese syllabary: hiragana) and his name as well. He started to manage mathematics that was previously difficult for him. He was admitted to normal primary school in Nagoya, Japan. He is studying there.
Patakara suitable for Children
"Patakara supports your child with a simple device to strengthen facial expressive muscles to become a nasal breather for good health. It increases cerebral blood flow to create new born synapses for the transformation of mental level and capability."