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
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
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
Approximately nine million children in the United States have asthma and experience the wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath or chest tightness that comes with it. Most children with a history of asthma will experience exercise-induced asthma (EIA); however, this doesn’t mean they shouldn’t participate in sports. With the right plan and medicines, many children with […]Continue Reading
According to the National Athletic Trainers Association, ankle/foot injuries are received by approximately 35% of high school basketball players and knee injuries by approximately 11%. Following are some tips on what to know if your child has an ankle or knee injury. Ankle Injuries Ankle sprains are the most common basketball injury and often occur as […]Continue Reading
Basketball is the sport of choice for millions of children. Fifteen percent (in the 5-15 age range) encounter a sport-related injury or health risk. Following are the most common basketball injuries and health risks requiring treatment. Click on the links to learn how to recognize the danger signs and promote safety. Asthma Sports requiring continuous […]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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