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 seizures that would typically last only a few seconds. Doctors at Children's found a benign brain tumor that could be removed and cure his epilepsy.
Jessica fell head first onto a concrete slab and was transported to Children’s in a coma. She underwent an immediate craniotomy. After extensive rehabilitation, she beat the odds and went home.
Luke was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age two. 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.