After a traumatic brain injury, Camden was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. His family was determined to help him approach every day with joy.
Tesla and Caleb’s mom, Katie sits down to discuss how ChildServe’s Behavioral Health program has impacted their lives.
With help from feeding therapy, Wyatt has been able to join activities like eating pizza and cupcakes at a birthday party. See how he overcame feeding challenges to join the fun.
As an infant, Bennett spent 5 months in the NICU and underwent 12 operations. He’s been overcoming obstacles and proving just how strong he is ever since!
When Presha was looking for Autism services to help her son, Isaiah, ChildServe had a combination of services to meet his needs. “Thanks to ChildServe, we understand Isaiah better, and he understands himself and what’s expected of him,” said Presha. Read more about how Autism services help Isaiah and his family.
Five years ago, Brandi Wright and Mike Williams moved their daughter Jordyn into ChildServe’s Long-Term Care program
When Vincent began attending Autism Day Health a year and a half ago, he was a totally different child. His parents Grant and Jennifer watched Vincent’s life change for the better once he started receiving support from the experts at ChildServe.
When their son Alex was born with medical complications, Katie and Ryan felt overwhelmed. With support from Homecare nursing, their whole family found ways to move forward together.
Jeremiah nervously walked the grounds at Blank Children’s Hospital, deep in thought about what the future held. His 8-year-old daughter Lila had been hit by a drunk driver. Even though her injuries were serious, he refused to be bitter or hateful.
When their son Micah was born, Laura and Matt knew he was a big miracle with a big purpose. Born prematurely at 23 weeks, Micah faced feeding challenges, muscle weakness and poor coordination.
Our attitude is the one thing in life we can always control, but it’s easier said than done. Despite being young and living through some tough situations, 19-year-old Aim has already mastered the skill of facing life with a smile.
Having the right support can turn life’s challenges into opportunities to grow. With the help of her parents and multiple services at ChildServe, four-year-old Paige has done just that.
Less than 100 people worldwide have the genetic condition called Bainbridge-Ropers Syndrome. Five-year-old Freya is one of them.
Camden was born completely deaf. He first began to interact with the world of sound as a 13-month-old, after he underwent surgery to receive cochlear implants in both ears. Camden’s parents brought him to ChildServe to partner with a team of experts who could help him make the most of his cochlear implants.
Rachel is a spirited 21-year old whose smile can light up a room. She was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at birth and required services and special support. Sheila, Rachel’s case manager, has partnered with Rachel and her family for over 12 years.
Even the most carefully laid plans can change in an instant. For 18-year old Chase, a car accident in December of his senior year of high school changed almost every aspect of his life.
Going above and beyond is all in a day’s work for ChildServe staff members when a “great life” moment is on the line. When Zach wanted to vote in the 2016 Presidential Election, they worked with a local electoral official and arranged transportation and care to help him get to and from an early-voting satellite location.
When Hattie was born, she could fit in the palms of your hands. After 18 weeks in the NICU, Hattie and her parents were referred to ChildServe’s Developmental Clinic to help monitor her progress and educate her parents on her physical, emotional and nutritional needs.
How can parents of children with special healthcare needs ease their anxiety about leaving their child with someone else? That’s the question Cindy asked herself while searching for respite options for her son, Aedyn.
As a young girl in Las Vegas, Rylee’s spirit and personality radiated in everything she did. She was incredibly active and showed exceptional promise on the soccer field. After an accident in 2012, the heart and strength that she usually reserved for the soccer field was redirected to another battle.
Activities like walking and riding a bike may seem simple for most teenage boys, but for Jerry, who has cerebral palsy, they were tiring, painful, and challenging. Last year, Jerry moved into a ChildServe group home and began intensive physical therapy to increase his strength.
In order to grow socially, two-year-old Bronwyn was in need of a childcare center specific to children with special health care needs. As part of the Day Health program at the ChildServe Woodland Center, Bronwyn now has an individualized care plan and receives occupational, speech, and physical therapy all in one place.
ChildServe improves the health and well-being of 4,600 children each year through specialized clinical, home, and community-based programs and services. We serve children with developmental delays, disabilities, injuries, and other special healthcare needs.