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Mighty Micah’s Feeding Tube

Micah is a precious patient superstar and he’s only six months old. Micah joined the Aveanna Healthcare family in October of 2018 after being diagnosed with failure to thrive. Micah currently receives enteral nutrition, private duty nursing, physical therapy, and […]

Noah’s Feeding Tube Journey

Two and a half and full of smiles, patient superstar Noah steals your heart the moment you lay eyes on him. His family believes he’s the happiest kid on earth, and we’re excited to share his story in honor of […]

The Joys and Fears of Parenting a Medically Fragile Child

By Kizzie’s mom, Amanda I still remember the day that I found out I was pregnant with our little Kizzie Jane. I was overwhelmed with joy and fear. I was so excited to be pregnant again after a miscarriage. But […]

Preparing Your Child for the Future

How do I prepare my child with special needs emotionally for the future? Develop family bonds A child with special needs will go through the same emotional stages as other children. It is important to develop strong bonds within any […]

Celebrating Nathaniel’s “Inchstones”

By Nathaniel’s mom, Alysha “To have joy in your heart, one must know how to appreciate the small things in life.”  – Unknown Our son Nathaniel was born with a rare SCN2a genetic mutation. Because of this mutation, he is […]

Facing Challenges Together

“We all know that there are no days off when you’re a parent,” Jeffrey says. “However, many people don’t understand that when you’re a parent of a special needs child, there aren’t even any moments off. When Gabriel goes to […]

Keeping Holiday Gifts Safe for Your Child with Special Needs

What should I be concerned about in relation to holiday gifts and toys for my special needs child? All children, including those with special needs and disabilities, love new, cool, fun things – especially when those things are toys! As […]

Halle’s Physical Therapy Journey

By Clay Reedy PT, DPT Halle began her Aveanna physical therapy journey by screaming at the sight of me. But the more often I came to see her, the more acclimated to my presence she became. After my first few visits, […]

Aurora (patient) and Coral (caregiver)

Aurora and Coral

November is National Home Care Month. This month reminds us of all the great work our caregivers do for our patients. And it is a great time to give thanks for our home health aides! Working as a home health […]

Smiling little boy, kid with disabilities and his mother. Child has cerebral palsy

Making the Holidays Fun for Everyone

I hate to leave my child with special needs out of all the holiday festivities. What can I do to make the holidays enjoyable for everyone? Crowds, lights, noise, strangers, hugging, and a change in routine can be a recipe […]