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Archive for 2020

Celebrating Nurse Julianna

By Jessica, Chloe’s Mom Before we had in-home nursing care, I thought we were doing fine. I was Mom, after all, and who better to care for my child than me? I could not have been more wrong. When I […]

How Teletherapy Touches Lives: Miranda and SLP Marvey

My name is Marvey, and I’m a speech-language pathologist. I have the pleasure to work with Miranda, a soon-to-be nine-year-old with the biggest heart of gold. Miranda is a spunky little girl who loves to play and dance and, most […]

Seeing Through His Eyes: The Beauty of Medically Fragile Motherhood

For Maria, motherhood hasn’t always been easy. But it is always beautiful. Her older son, Darian, was born premature and lives with cerebral palsy. Maria had to go home from the hospital without Darian soon after he was born. She […]

Bringing William Home

Today, we would like to introduce one of the newest additions to our Aveanna family – William! William was born prematurely last September at 26 weeks, weighing just over a pound. He is a true warrior. Despite the many complications […]

Finding Lukas’s Heart

At ten months old, Lukas was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). After a short period of time in remission, he required a second round of chemotherapy treatments. This second round stopped the advancement of his ALL but damaged his […]

Rémi’s Occupational Therapy Journey: With Us Every Step of the Way

By Alecia, Rémi’s Mom Rémi was born a twin on January 23rd, 2017 weighing 5 pounds, 15 ounces. She was diagnosed in utero at 23 weeks with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS). She underwent her first open heart surgery at […]

Javier’s Occupational Therapy Journey: Building a Bridge to My Son

By Denny, Javier’s Mom In April of 2017, our son, Javier, was diagnosed with Autism and required substantial support. Unsure and confused about what exactly this meant, I felt a big piece of my heart go numb. As parents, we […]

Rory’s Occupational Therapy Journey: Learning to Believe in Yourself

By Holly Timberline, OTR When six-year-old Rory first came to our clinic, he showed delays with balance, strength, and coordination, which were interfering with many typical activities of childhood. His parents felt that his confidence was impacted as well, leading […]

Life with Trisomy 21: Isaac’s Story

Today, we’d like to introduce you to Isaac, who lives with Trisomy 21, also known as Down syndrome. Isaac turned three on World Down Syndrome Day. While he didn’t get to have a big party this year because of the […]

Life with Trisomy 21: Catalena’s Story

By Priscilla, Cat’s Mom When people tell you that you don’t know love until you’re a parent, it’s true. When Catalena first looked up at me with her little baby eyes, it was like time stopped. The world was still. […]