Hi. My name is Joseph, and I am 10 years old. I have had Asperger’s all my life. I was diagnosed in second grade. They did all these little tests on me. They were seeing how my brain worked, and what I liked. I am one of the few kids that has Asperger’s, well, I […]Continue Reading
Selecting the perfect gift for your child can be challenging, especially when your child has special needs. This holiday season consider natural strengths before heading out to shop. Dr. Robert Brooks coined the term “islands of competence” – a metaphor for finding and nurturing a child’s individual strengths. This holiday season, try giving a gift […]Continue Reading
Sports such as cheerleading and swimming put a lot of demand on a young athlete’s back due to repetitive maneuvers that require hyperextension and quick changes of direction. Hyperextension occurs when joints, tendons or muscles are extended beyond their normal limit or range. Some injuries due to hyperextension of the back occur suddenly, and are […]Continue Reading
Swimming can lead to overuse injuries in the arms, elbows and shoulders. Overuse injuries tend to occur when tissue, such as muscles and tendons, is damaged by repetitive motion activities. Without adequate time for recovery, the tissue cannot adapt to the demands placed on it and further damage is likely. Some common overuse shoulder injuries […]Continue Reading
Congratulations Farmersville running back Darrin Pennington, you are the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week for week 12! Darrin had 324 yards on 22 carries, and 5 rushing touchdowns.Continue Reading
Welcome to the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week poll where you can vote each week for one of five high school football players from North Texas. Be sure to tune in to the TXA High School Kick-Off Show at 7 p.m. on Friday, the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week will be announced […]Continue Reading
Congratulations Sachse running back Devin Ozigbo, you are the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week for week 11! Devine had 183 yards rushing for 3 touchdowns, 41 yards receiving for 1 touchdown. His game winning 15 yard touchdown run with only 27 seconds left gave Sachse a 63-56 bi-district playoff victory.Continue Reading
Finding healthy holiday recipes can be a challenge, but what’s tougher than a week-old drumstick is finding diabetic recipes your kids will love. Children’s Medical Center recommends the collection of traditional holiday recipes collected by the American Diabetes Association. “The entire family can enjoy these recipes together so there is no need to make two […]Continue Reading
An estimated 34,191 children in Dallas County have food allergies. (Source: Beyond ABC 2013) This week, we’re sharing recipes for an entire food-allergy-friendly holiday meal. You’ll want to try them all! The following allergy-friendly recipe is free of peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish. It’s also gluten and dairy free. Chocolate […]Continue Reading
In the coming weeks, we’re all going to hear that the holiday season is a time for gratefulness, goodwill, peace, perspective, hope and even magic. But what I’ve found in yuletides past is that the season only becomes those things if you’re intentional. Otherwise, you’ll find all the magic lost while waiting in line at […]Continue Reading
Added on 18 September 2013
Paws Across Texas brings therapy dogs to Children’s in the hopes of providing patients with a welcome distraction from the day’s activities. Therapy dogs are sociable, friendly, well-trained and mature. They are selected for their tolerance and adaptability in unfamiliar environments.
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