It started more than 5 years ago when a patient asked Dr. Katrina Lindsay how he could meet other kids who were like him. Since then, T.I.C. (Together in the Community) Night Out, a social event for Dr. Lindsay’s patients in her Tics and Tourette Service has grown and the fun has spread from […]
Even before ‘Hocus Pocus,’ event put a spell on patients socially distant – but still together – at drive-in theater
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted life in every way, but Dr. Katrina Lindsay was determined to not let it ruin an event she has planned for her patients for the past 3 years. A pediatric psychologist who has created a nationally-recognized program at Akron Children’s for children with tic disorders and Tourette syndrome, Dr. Lindsay […]
How can children manage an unpredictable school schedule?
School districts are scrambling to get students back in the classroom in an attempt to get back to as much normalcy as possible amidst an ongoing pandemic. In order to maintain social distancing and other safety protocols, many are turning to what’s called a hybrid schedule — a mix of online and in-classroom instruction. What […]
Surprise mailroom visit earns stamp of approval from boy & his mom
Cameron Ware, 9, eagerly awaited the arrival by mail of “GameStop” gift cards he had earned through his participation in Akron Children’s Hospital’s nationally-recognized Comprehensive Behavioral Interventions for Tics (CBIT) program. He checked the mailbox again and again but his letter from Akron Children’s was not there. Cameron began asking him mom, Shana Ware, a […]
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