The park was packed for the annual PAC the Park, Chalk the Walk event put on by the Akron Children’s Hospital Parent Advisory Council. Local artist Amy Mothersbaugh spent 3 hours creating her latest sidewalk sensation, although you’ll get to see it from start to finish, along with many other creations from our patients, families, […]
Children’s Hospital Association’s annual Family Advocacy Day brought patient families from children’s hospitals across the country to tell their stories to lawmakers on Capitol Hill July 23 and 24, 2012. Learn more at http://bit.ly/MvQxLV bit.ly/MvQxLV
Benjamin Dworning is just 10 and has already traveled to just about every corner of Ohio. Unfortunately, his travel has been for health care rather than fun and adventure. Ohio parents are blessed to have a network of nationally-ranked children’s hospitals – all within a few hours’ drive or less and Paul and Nicole (Nikki) […]
Despite all his medical complications and the exhausting days of surgeries and treatments he’s endured, three year-old Chase Flaherty’s eyes open wide and he flashes a smile when his favorite song, Maroon 5’s “Moves Like Jagger,” is within earshot.
When Charice Fort and her 12-year-old son, Caleb Thurman, travel to Washington, D.C., June 18 – 20, they hope to tell Ohio lawmakers that safeguards like Ohio’s Bureau of Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH) have made all the difference in their life since Caleb was diagnosed with several chronic illnesses.
What an amazing and busy couple of days it was for my family and I in Washington, DC. Our days were filled with interviews, sight-seeing, downtime, and speaking with state legislators.
On our second day in DC, we had radio interviews scheduled right after breakfast. I spoke with several radio stations from the Cleveland and Akron area and talked about the Children’s Hospital Association’s Family Advocacy Day.
Yesterday we left our home in Ohio to leave for Family Advocacy Day. We landed at Reagan International Airport around 6. We then we picked up our bags and took a cab to the JW Marriott Hotel in DC.