Petie the Pony returned to Akron Children’s Hospital to celebrate 20 years of delighting our patients, families and staff. He was joined by Kim Gustley and Toril Simon, his handlers from Victory Gallop, for a meet and greet in Perkins Square Park. They had plenty of company as dozens of visitors stopped by his tent, […]
From skateboarders to drag racers to men who walk on iron bars, June was a thrilling month for our top “In the Moment” photos. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Meet Jake Boles! He is one of the iron […]
For hospital president and CEO Bill Considine, every day at Akron Children’s feels like a birthday, a gift shared with staff, patients and families. And while he plans to celebrate his own milestone birthday with family and close friends, he took a few moments to share his thoughts on the occasion with his extended hospital […]
Superheroes abounded in Akron Children’s Hospital’s top “In the Moment” photos from May, from the tiniest preemies to window washers who delighted young and old alike. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Carter was born with a large mole […]
Whether it’s seeping underneath the door crack at bedtime or casting shadows across the uneaten tuna casserole at dinner time, the glow of an electronic screen seems to be everywhere in the lives of our children. In this Children’s Channel video, Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, director of outpatient therapy services at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the physical […]
When Rose Carlson turned 94, she was looking to shake things up a bit so she decided to start volunteering at Akron Children’s Hospital. Six years later, she’s still a regular at the hospital visitor desk, trading barbs and paperwork with her fellow volunteers.