A child’s first birthday is cause for celebration thanks to the impressive milestones he/she achieves and the parents who support the growth and development of their baby. Sadly, though, Ohio consistently ranks in the top 10 nationally for highest rates of infant mortality, or death of a child before his/her first birthday. In Summit County […]
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
Trading cards, secret service and a tasty ice cream sandwich given to him by a Congressman were among the highlights of Donovan Stringer’s recent trip to Washington, D.C. Stringer and his parents, Lisa and Kevin, were guests of Akron Children’s Hospital for 2 days in the nation’s capital as part of Family Advocacy Day. Patient […]
Donovan Stringer of Warren is as articulate of a 9 year old as you’ll find. He’s book smart, well-mannered, he excels at chess, follows politics and cooks for his family. Just ask his mother, who was treated to his shrimp and grits on Mother’s Day. He’s also a cancer survivor, but that’s far from what […]
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, […]
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.