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, […]
For an avid reader and aspiring writer like Preston Coblenz, it only seemed natural to thank the doctor who fixed his ears, Akron Children’s Hospital plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Ananth Murthy, with the gift of a homemade book detailing the experience. We invite you to sit in while Preston reads the book to his […]
Joshua Holcomb jumped at the chance to trade his wheelchair for the wheel of Troy Coughlin, Sr.’s twin-turbo JEGS.com Corvette C7, if even for a few moments. Joshua and other patients enjoyed a visit from Coughlin, Sr. and fellow National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) drivers Troy Coughlin, Jr., JR Todd, Shawn Langdon, and Paige Coughlin […]
“No” may not have been the first word your child learned, but some days it may seem like the only word she remembers. In this Children’s Channel video, Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, director of outpatient therapy services at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers some strategies for parenting a child through some of the more challenging times.
It’s a historical event and everyone wants to see it. On August 21, many Americans will be able to observe a full or partial eclipse. A solar eclipse is when the moon covers any part of our view of the sun. But is watching the eclipse safe for kids? “On a normal sunny day, our eyes naturally […]
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 […]