Third-grader Layla Popik bounded through the front door of her suburban Cleveland home after the school bus dropped her off. She settled in at the kitchen table with a juice box and an iPad, and chatted easily with her parents, as if she’s been doing this forever. Adopted from China just over a year ago, […]
I was born in April on the same day as my great-Grandpa Brubaker. I imagine my parents had a lot of fears, uncertainties and worries about having a child born with a rare disability, but they seldom, if ever, showed this. On the contrary, my parents always urged me to do what I dreamed of doing.
Working with synthetic “saw” bones and cadavers, about 80 orthopedic residents from Ohio and Pennsylvania recently received two days of hands-on training led by Akron Children’s nationally-ranked pediatric orthopedic surgery team.