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Category: Parent to Parent

Jeremiah Takes His First Steps
Published Nov. 29, 2019
By Kim, Jeremiah's mom My son Jeremiah has grown not only physically but emotionally as well with physical therapy. When Jeremiah was born, we already knew he would have a harder time with simple things such as eating, talking, and walking. Even cra…
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Maksim's Amazing Costumes
Published July 26, 2019
The Aveanna team was so excited to see our patient Maksim at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles annual Walk and Play L.A. event last month. Maksim didn't just attend the event – he showed up in style with a new costume! Maksim uses his costume crea…
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Increasing Saylor's Independence
Published July 5, 2019
Saylor is a 20-month-old little girl with a rare mitochondrial disease and Fanconi Syndrome. Because of these conditions, Saylor depends on a central line with TPN for nutrition and, until recently, she required frequent hospitalizations. During the…
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Finding the Perfect Therapy Team for My Son
Published June 28, 2019
By Maira, Erik’s mom Although my son, Erik, has always been a sweet boy, when he turned three his behavior began to change. I noticed a delay in his speech when he turned three years old, which was a bit odd to us since my older daughter had been ve…
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The Beauty of a Father's Love
Published June 16, 2019
When Doug and Tina’s fourth son, Anthony, was born with muscular dystrophy, they faced new challenges as parents. “We didn’t know what to do,” Tina recalls. “We didn’t know what kind of life he could have. We had no idea how to parent a child who de…
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