Our son Dylan failed his newborn hearing screening at birth. We were referred to Akron Children’s Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Center for follow up testing. Our worst fears were confirmed when Dylan was just four weeks old. He was diagnosed as profoundly hearing impaired in both ears.
If you try to tell 11-year-old Joe Gavriloff he can’t participate in sports because he’s deaf, he won’t listen. A starting lineman for the Kent All Ohio Youth Football Association, Joe’s team, the Rough Riders, participated in the league championship the past 2 years. This weekend, Joe will be rooting for the Seahawks and their […]
We followed 20-month-old Jordan Pollock on Feb. 13, 2013, during his surgery to insert ear tubes and remove his adenoid.
1) When a doc performing an exam and ultrasound of your boy’s belly says, “Wow, you weren’t kidding about his constipation issue, were you?” it’s not a good thing. New medication added, follow up with gastroenterologist TBD. See you soon Dr. Fyda and/or Emergency Department. Poop Gate 2012 is clearly underway! 2) Insurance paperwork, appeals procedures […]