Tag "Perlman Center"

This time of year is often a season of giving, reflection, and thanks. As a mom of a special needs child with a rare and complex condition, I dish out many “thank yous.” But I but often find it hard › Continue Reading

Two students at the Perlman Center will have an easier time getting around now that they have their own custom-modified toy cars. Students from Butler Tech engineering programs at Lakota East High School worked for several months on fitting each › 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

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

The “Top Doctors” issue in Cincinnati Magazine covered the work being done in the Aaron W. Perlman Center at Cincinnati Children’s to help its youngest patients with mobility using typical toys modified for the children’s needs. Molly Fugate, a physical therapist at › Continue Reading

Seems like no one has been able to escape the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, including Cincinnati Children’s president and CEO Michael Fisher. When nominated by Christopher Durovich, CEO of Children’s Medical Center Dallas and Lee Ann Liska, CEO of UC Medical › Continue Reading

At Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, therapists are using battery-powered kiddie cars to help children who are too small to use wheelchairs.  Seven of the cars, which cost about $70 each, are being modified with about $200 worth of parts › Continue Reading