Tag "cerebral palsy"

I always knew my son, Ethan, would need surgery. It’s pretty common for kids with cerebral palsy to need orthopedic surgery at some point in their lives. He has mild to moderate cerebral palsy and we tried to avoid surgery › Continue Reading

12-year-old Nadjah Bray and her three of her four siblings are patients at Cincinnati Children’s. In May, Nadjah traveled to New York to appear on the Food Network’s Chopped Junior to compete for the title of Chopped Junior Champion and › Continue Reading

Susan B. Anthony once said this.  “Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. It gives women a feeling of freedom and self-reliance. I › Continue Reading

Because he has cerebral palsy (CP), Brysen Williams’ mobility is limited.  To help Brysen become more mobile, a group of middle school students from The Seven Hills Schools recently spent many lunch hours adapting a toy “Ferrari” for Brysen. They › Continue Reading

Today we were reminded of how a group of thoughtful people can make a big impact in the lives of others. In this case, it was a group of middle school students from Seven Hills bringing a huge smile to two-year-old › Continue Reading

When Brayden was born, doctors told his parents he may never walk because of his cerebral palsy, but this weekend his family will be watching as he runs his first 5K race with five of his newest friends. Toeing the › Continue Reading

Five more patients now have the technology they need to make their voices heard thanks, again, to the compassion and generosity of Joy and Scott Bennett. The Bennetts began funding assistive communication devices for children and adults in need shortly › Continue Reading

Congratulations to members of the graduating Class of 2015! Our care teams have had the pleasure of getting to know these incredible young people over the years while they have been patients at Cincinnati Children’s. On top of their dedication and hard work in › Continue Reading

Austin’s 5K

Through my work as a physical therapist, I have had the privilege of meeting a young man named Austin. Austin is 17 years old and lives in Batavia. He has been a Cincinnati Children’s patient for many years. Images of › Continue Reading

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words. Well, to us, that picture is worth a million words and one huge thank you. William “Bryce” Staverman was born with most of his cerebellum missing, has cerebral palsy, and a multitude › Continue Reading