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Nick's First Day of School
Published Sept. 21, 2018
The first day of school is an exciting time for any student. But for our patient Nicholas, it was a particularly special milestone this August. Nicholas started coming to the Aveanna therapy clinic in Houston, Texas three years ago. At the time, he …
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Understanding Equine-Facilitated Learning
Published Sept. 14, 2018
By Beth Rubio, Chief Clinical Officer What is EFL Therapy? Equine-Facilitated Learning EFL stands for Equine-Facilitated Learning.  It is a form of therapy that is used most typically for children who have mental or emotional disorders especially l…
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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 “…
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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…
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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…
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