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August 2018

Kyndell's Goals
Published Aug. 31, 2018
A sheet of yellow notebook paper hangs on the wall at the end of Kyndell’s crib, where she can see it every day. It reads, “Kyndell’s Goals.” Aveanna Nurse Brittany wrote the list. She included objectives like “healthy weight,” “head control,” and “…
Raising an Orchid
Published Aug. 24, 2018
Ten years ago, Oscar sat with his wife in a hospital room, his six-month-old son in his arms, and learned about the disease that had changed their lives forever. Spinal muscular atrophy. As Oscar listened to the doctor describe the progressive muscl…
Asher's Badges of Strength
Published Aug. 13, 2018
Asher is our latest patient superstar and boy, has he accomplished some amazing health milestones! Born on August 10, 2016, Asher had some complex medical challenges that left him needing repair to his intestinal perforation and a colostomy procedu…
Developing Your Child's Skills
Published Aug. 6, 2018
By Beth Rubio, Chief Clinical Officer My child with special needs is not interactive with other children. What can I do? A child with special needs requires additional skill development in multiple areas. Children with special needs often do not pi…
Beth's Five Tips for Staying Healthy in School
Published Aug. 3, 2018
By Beth Rubio, Chief Clinical Officer How can I keep my child healthy in the school environment? The start of a new school year exposes children to many things: new friends, new teachers, and lots of germs. According to the National Institutes of H…