Congratulations to the hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation program for receiving 3-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) – the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization by CARF (an independent, nonprofit accrediting body for a variety of health and human services providers). “CARF accreditation recognizes our dedication to […]
Each year Akron Children’s Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy Center dedicates a night to showcase some of the hard work and outcomes of the many therapy sessions that occur throughout the year. These works include a variety of visual art, dance, music and poetry – all created by patients, family members and staff. On May […]
Several dozen pre-school children came to Akron Children’s Hospital to listen, sing, follow the leader, and celebrate all things literary with children’s book author Rosemary Wells.
When we met Ae Ran Hwang, a visiting nurse and family counselor from a pediatric palliative care program in Seoul, South Korea, I was reminded of Shakespeare’s words, “Though she be but little, she is fierce.” At 4 ft., 8 in., Ae Ran is diminutive in stature but a force of energy, compassion and wisdom.
Sea creatures, sunshine and smiles were on hand recently when Akron Children’s patients and their families were treated to an aquatic-themed carnival in the Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy Center.
The Summit.FM celebrated the opening of the KIDJAM! Radio™ Broadcast Recording Studio in our Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy last Friday. The studio offers young patients a unique radio broadcast recording experience, as part of programming through Akron Children’s existing center.