Aug
7
2014

The gold standard for rehabilitative care

On the 12th floor of West Tower, in an eight-bed rehabilitation unit, the rehab team including therapists, nurses, neuropsychologists, child life specialists and physicians,  are helping children relearn how to do those things that we all take for granted; walk, talk, stand, eat, bathe and play. It’s the daily tasks that they once knew well Read More…

Aug
5
2014

A double miracle

Riki Graves was already fighting a battle when she found out, at 20-weeks pregnant, that her unborn daughter, whom her and her husband, Chris, planned to name Juliana, had a complex heart condition, with the full and final diagnosis listed as, unbalanced AV canal with severe bivetnricular dysfunction, small arotic arch, severe right AV valve Read More…

Aug
5
2014

How old is 60?

A lot happened in 1954. Social Security as we know it was signed into law by President Eisenhower, the first mass vaccination of children against polio began and the first organ transplants were done. The first electronic color television came on the market, Elvis Presley cut his first commercial record kicking off his incredible music Read More…

Aug
5
2014

Texas Children’s physicians, patients team up at Camp Spike ‘n’ Wave

It was off to camp for several members of Texas Children’s pediatric neurology team and their patients. They made the trek to Camp For All, a beautiful, barrier-free recreational facility in Burton that helps children with special needs experience the thrill of camping and nature, just like normal kids their age. Each summer, Camp For Read More…