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How constraint therapy gives Brinley more independence

Brinley loves playing with her two sisters. But play didn't come naturally to the energetic 4-year-old because she has cerebral palsy. She's learning how to move more independently with constraint induced movement therapy at Children’s Minnesota.

Hannah Butzman, M.S., CCC-SLP, talks about being a speech language pathologist at Children’s Minnesota

National Rehabilitation Awareness Week is celebrated and recognized Sept. 19-25, 2021! In honor of this special month, we talked with Hannah Butzman, M.S., CCC-SLP, speech language pathologist at Children’s Minnesota.

Razones por las que debe registrarse en el portal en línea MyChildren´s

Tenga acceso en línea al expediente médico y a los resultados de las pruebas médicas de su hijo. Además, próximamente, la mayoría de las clínicas ofrecerán citas virtuales de óptima calidad.

Andrew’s cancer story

In the summer of 2019, the Ortega-Hohe family’s lives were turned upside down when they found out 10-year-old Andrew had stage 2A Lymphocyte-Predominant Hodgkin Lymphoma.

On their side: an advocate for kids with sickle cell disease

Caring for kids is about more than treating their illness or condition—it’s about also caring for the whole family. That’s why family support services for children and families coping with sickle cell disease are a fundamental component of the Hemoglobinopathy and Sickle Cell Program at Children’s Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota’s Teen Hematology Gynecology Program has a new name: Adolescent and Young Adult Hematology Gynecology Program

We’re excited to announce our teen hematology gynecology program at Children’s Minnesota has been renamed to the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) hematology gynecology program.

Born with spina bifida: Odin is cared for by the experts at the Midwest Fetal Care Center

When Darby and Brad went in for a routine check-up at their family care provider in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the doctors diagnosed baby Muller with spina bifida.

Hope for Mikayla and other kids living with sickle cell disease

Mikayla has been in the hospital more than 100 times. And she’s only 13. Born with sickle cell disease, a disease that primarily affects people of African descent, Mikayla endures severe pain, infections and even strokes.

Cullen Cisneros is battling cancer. For the second time in his young life.

At just 3 years old, Cullen Cisneros faced leukemia. He eventually recovered and went on to enjoy simply being a kid. In 2020, Cullen, then 11, was diagnosed with an entirely different cancer than he had had previously: Ewing’s Sarcoma.

James Burroughs among Minnesota Lawyer’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards honorees

Congratulations to James Burroughs, vice president, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, for being selected as one of Minnesota Lawyer’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards honorees for 2021!