It’s a reality that Jordan isn’t going to be like other kids with a nervous system that allows their legs to move easier than his legs. He will be putting those super boots on, which will allow him to dream of whatever he wants to go after despite the need for a little assistance. When I really think about it, we all depend on something to get us to where we want to go whether it’s braces, wheelchair, bus, or car.
Archives for August 2012
‘Saving lives’ in a mock trauma room
It’s 3 a.m. in the ER when the call comes in. There’s been a car accident. A 16-year-old boy – unrestrained and the driver – is being life-flighted. He is in respiratory distress and has head injuries. His 10-year-old brother and front-seat passenger is coming by ambulance. His injuries, neck pain and an obvious deformity to the lower body, appear less serious.
How to build a better ED: Learning from Seattle Children’s
Akron Children’s Hospital, firmly rooted in northeast Ohio and the Midwest since 1890, is looking to a West Coast children’s hospital for guidance as it begins a $200 million expansion of its main campus.
Jordan makes it through the Wipe Out
ordan has become more confident in his new skills, pulling himself up on his knees to check out what’s on the coffee table or attempting to position himself on our laps. He also enjoys finding our dog Sasha’s bone to give to her.
Akron Children’s Hospital to undertake $200 million expansion
Akron Children’s Hospital is launching a $200 million expansion of its Akron campus to meet the current and future needs of children and their families.