For Dr. Jessica Foster, it’s never too early to start thinking about her NCAA basketball bracket winners. Perhaps it’s because one of her Final 4 picks always includes her alma matter, the University of Kansas Jayhawks. As a Kansas native and NCAA basketball enthusiast, it may not have been easy moving to Buckeye Nation, but […]
The “Hunt for Hope” was born out of the idea that all individuals, regardless of their disability, should have the opportunity to participate in a deer hunt if they so desire. Heidi and Scott Meshew of Wooster wanted that same opportunity for their son Cooper, an avid outdoorsman affected by a neuromuscular disorder. The couple […]
Purple shirts. Purple ties. Purple scrubs, sweaters and dresses. Akron Children’s neurology and neurodevelopmental science team celebrated Purple Day, an international grassroots effort to build awareness for epilepsy.
Identifying the cause of a learning problem and coming up with an action plan can make all the difference in a child’s achievement. Akron Children’s School Success Clinic offers families the expertise of developmental-behavioral pediatricians, speech pathologists and psychologists.
Akron Children’s NeuroDevelopmental Science Center hosted its annual “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” carnival and picnic for children with cerebral palsy last Saturday.
Akron Children’s neurology patients will notice a brighter “neighborhood” feel on their next visit with colorful tulips, trees and birds on the walls and, more importantly, a more efficient, streamlined flow for getting in and out of appointments. The redesign of the neurology department is just the start of massive remodeling of the hospital’s neurodevelopmental science center.