A light early evening rain couldn’t dampen the smiles on the children and parents attending “Light Up the Night,” the 10th annual picnic on Saturday night planned especially for Akron Children’s patients with with cerebral palsy. The event was planned with “accessibility” as the highest priority so patients could participate in all the classic childhood carnival games […]
She thought she was coming to Akron Children’s Hospital for yet another appointment, but 11-year-old Madelyne Williams got the surprise of her young lifetime – her “fairy godmother” broke the news that she and her family will soon be taking an all-expenses paid trip to Disney World and Sea World. As Maddie crossed the Bowery […]
Putting on and taking off your socks and shoes. That’s something most of us do every day without much effort or thought. But some children need help with such “skills of everyday living” and that’s where an occupational therapist becomes a valuable member of the care team. “Occupational therapists help children improve skills that […]
Lexi Krosky, 17, and her mom, Rachel, have gone from counting down the days, to the hours to now the minutes to the debut of the new Fuller House series on Netflix tomorrow. There’s no bigger Full House fan than Lexi, who has always been drawn to the show’s cheerful humor and fun family dynamics. […]
Whenever 17-year-old Lexi Krosky fires up an episode of Full House on her iPad, she knows it makes her happy. She is the ultimate Full House fan and cannot be beat when it comes to trivia about plot lines, the characters and the stars who portray them. Before the iPad, she wore through several DVD sets of the complete series.
During a rough summer that included surgery, a hospital stay and rehab, 10-year-old Madelyne Williams always set the pace for everyone around her to have a smile and an upbeat attitude. The Kent Roosevelt High School cheerleaders recognized Madelyne’s “can do” spirit and invited her to join them under the Friday Night Lights.