Six-year-old Trent Sparks and his twin sister, Tessa, entered the world prematurely at 34 weeks. They spent a month in the Akron Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit. While Tessa met her developmental milestones, Trent fell behind. “We started working with the Medina County Help Me Grow program when Trent was 9 months old,” […]
“It was the summer of 69” is how the Bryan Adams’ song goes. Well, in the wild world of Janey Bug and Baby Jude, it has been the summer of 69 life lessons, or at least it feels like it.
“Cerebral palsy (CP) is a broad term used to describe a group of chronic ‘palsies’ – disorders that impair control of movement due to damage to the developing brain. CP is one of the most common causes of chronic childhood disability. About 8,000 infants are diagnosed with CP and up to 1,500 preschoolers are recognized […]