Dereon began her battle with transverse myelitis when she was 2 years old. Dereon doesn’t let her paralysis keep her from making art and having fun. She uses her mouth to manipulate the paint brush.
Because of her healthcare background and community volunteerism, Meg Lamb was an obvious choice for the community leadership team for Akron Children’s Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center.
On Dec. 11 in the Considine Auditorium at Akron Children’s Hospital, Dance Unlimited preformed a holiday dance recital called “Believe in the Magic of Christmas.”
The repetitive “woosh-woosh-bump” sound of the dialysis machine fills the room as 19-year-old Chris Blackwell sits tethered to the machine for four-hour stints three times a week. He has been receiving dialysis since he was diagnosed two years ago with chronic kidney disease.
Thanks to grant funding, Akron Children’s Expressive Therapy Center has been partnering with community artists
Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for equality and passionately led the American civil rights movement in the mid-1950s. Today our patients, staff and volunteers shared their dreams of life without cancer, wide-spread love and peace and a few personal requests: for pets and a boat! For the second year, a quilt making project in our […]