Ashley was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis Type 1 when she was 4 years old.
When Griffin was only 14 months old, he had an episode of massive tonic-clonic seizures. Today, Griffin visits Children’s is working on reducing his medication—all the while keeping a boyish smile on his face.
In February 2009, Wendi Scheck was just 34 weeks pregnant going for what she thought would be a normal ultrasound—until she was informed that her soon-to-be born son had a heart tumor.
Jimmy was suffering from petit mal seizures, or absence seizures, that would typically last only a few seconds.
Jessica fell head first off a retaining wall onto a concrete slab and was transported to Children’s in a coma. Her condition was deteriorating by the second, and she underwent an immediate emergency craniotomy. After extensive rehabilitation, she beat incredible odds and went home.
Luke was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at age 2. With the help of Children's Neuropyschology team and lots of hard work, Luke has graduated high school and is off to college.
Did you know that for some kids a special diet may help reduce seizures? Get to know Savannah and how she became seizure-free.
Scott was diagnosed with Lennox Gastaut Syndrome at age 3.
After being diagnosed with illnesses ranging from migraines to the flu, she came to Children's where physicians found the real cause, a brain tumor.