My daughter Kaedyn was 9 days old when she started seizing. She was rushed to our local hospital in East Liverpool, Ohio. After finding that her white blood cell count was 58,000, she was then life flighted by Akron Children’s Hospital. She spent 2 weeks in the PICU (pediatric intensive care unit) where she fought hard […]
My daughter’s name is Kiersten Cazzell, and she is 12 years old. She has had epilepsy since she was 18 months old. We originally received care at another children’s hospital, but after 9 years of switching medicines and exhausting all testing we were getting nowhere. Her seizures were so bad – 40-45 minute long episodes! […]
Although it has been 5 years since the bittersweet December day we got to come home, the holiday season always reminds us as a family of Akron Children’s Hospital and the love and care we received as our son Bryce spent 33 days in the pediatric intensive care unit. Bryce was life-flighted on AirBear with […]
Olga Lytvynova and Jeanine Schuller both took what can only be described as circuitous routes to become registered EEG technologists at Akron Children’s.
Tori Thompson has never forgotten the kindness she was shown the many times she was hospitalized at Akron Children’s Hospital. So the 16 year old got creative so she could do something to give back to other patients.
Kheira received her new service dog on Jan. 5. Hazel is an English cream Golden Retriever who’s trained in mobility assistance and seizure work.