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Understanding and celebrating children with Down syndrome

“What inspires me the most about children with Down syndrome is how incredibly strong and determined they are,” said Rebecca Olson, APRN-CNP, APNG as she explains more about Down syndrome and answers many common questions.

The importance of early childhood development this school year

Dr. Marc Gorelick, Jennifer DeCubellis, Bharti Wahi and Nancy Jost share what parents, legislators and local organizations can do to boost early childhood development to help Minnesota students succeed in school.

The 2019 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference brings together over 10,000 health care professionals from all over the United States to discuss and educate health professionals on the important, relevant and modern updates happening in pediatrics. This year’s conference is Oct. 25-29, 2019, in New Orleans, LA.

What parents need to know about ADHD

Dr. Sarah Jerstad, associate clinical director of psychological services at Children’s, explains what parents need to know about ADHD and how best to support your child with ADHD.

New Little Free Library brings the joy of books to patients, families and the community

Children's Minnesota recently received a generous donation of a Little Free Library "house" that has been installed in the Healing Garden on the Children’s Minneapolis campus. The Little Free Library will be filled with a diverse range of books including books written in multiple languages and select titles that will appeal to a range of ages and cultures.

Preparing your child for a spooktacular Halloween

Halloween is a great time for kids to use their imaginations and creativity, but it can be overwhelming. We’re sharing some tips on how to prepare your children to have a safe and spooktacular Halloween.

Five ways to help kids deal with anxiety

Everyone experiences feelings of anxiety, nervousness, tension, and stress from time to time. Here are five strategies that can help both you and your child deal with anxious feelings.

Supporting kids on National Coming Out Day

On National Coming Out Day, many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) individuals celebrate coming out, and many may choose to come out for the first time on this day. Celebrate the children in your life who are making brave efforts to be who they are today and every day!

Work Here Wednesday: Respiratory therapy

Children’s Minnesota is looking for respiratory therapists! Apply today to be considered for a variety of respiratory therapist positions at one of the nation’s largest pediatric health systems.

Benefits of physical therapy during and after cancer treatment

Learn about the benefits of physical therapy during and after cancer treatment from Lynn Tanner, physical therapist in the Cancer and Blood Disorders Program.