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2012 May Posts

Ask The Expert: Sleep Health
May 24, 2012

Ask The Expert: Sleep Health

The Sleep Health Clinic at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare is dedicated to meeting the needs of children, teens, and young adults who have disabilities. Our clinic offers comprehensive,…
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Win-It Wednesday
May 22, 2012

Win-It Wednesday

Win-It Wednesday: Do you recognize this place at Gillette? Leave a comment with your best guess and we’ll choose someone at random to receive an “I Love Gillette” t-shirt!…
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Costco raises over $15,000 in 9 Days for Children’s Miracle Network!
May 20, 2012

Costco raises over $15,000 in 9 Days for Children’s Miracle Network!

Did know that Gillette is the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in Minnesota? Costcoin St. Louis Park, a CMN Sponsor, built a castle for kids and raised over $15,000 in 9…
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Win-It Wednesday!
May 15, 2012

Win-It Wednesday!

Win-It Wednesday: Do you recognize this place at Gillette? Leave a comment with your best guess and we’ll choose someone at random to receive an “I Love Gillette” t-shirt!…
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An Airplane Trip With Your Special Needs Child?
May 14, 2012

An Airplane Trip With Your Special Needs Child?

An Airplane Trip With Your Special Needs Child? By Shalleen Nelson I did it, and so can you!  I am a proud mom to 5-year-old Sebastian, a longtime Gillette patient,…
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“The New Normal” Our Lives Have Become
May 13, 2012

“The New Normal” Our Lives Have Become

Today is Mother’s Day. A day when millions of moms wake up and feel grateful for their children, whether they are normally-developing or living with a disability.  Yesterday, we…
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Meet Jessica Brunotte, Nurse at Gillette!
May 13, 2012

Meet Jessica Brunotte, Nurse at Gillette!

Q. What are some of your hobbies outside work? A. Gardening, Reading, Playing Volleyball Q. Do you have any children or pets? A. 3 kids Matt (14 y.o.) Jada (13 y.o)…
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Welcome to Holland
May 11, 2012

Welcome to Holland

Mothers of children with disabilities are sometimes asked, by parents of normally-developing children, what parenting is like. As we continue celebrating special needs moms this Mother’s Day weekend,…
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“They Tell Me ‘Can’t’ and I Hear ‘I Dare You’”
May 10, 2012

“They Tell Me ‘Can’t’ and I Hear ‘I Dare You’”

 “They Tell Me ‘Can’t’ and I Hear ‘I Dare You’” What does Mother’s Day mean?  For many, it’s a thoughtful card, a bouquet of flowers, or a…
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Girls and Sports Related Concussions
May 8, 2012

Girls and Sports Related Concussions

In sports played by both sexes, girls are reporting nearly twice as many concussions. This story was aired on NBC Today this morning and Dr. Angela Sinner, pediatric rehabilitation physician…
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Meet Megan Cosgrove, Nurse at Gillette!
May 8, 2012

Meet Megan Cosgrove, Nurse at Gillette!

Meet Megan Cosgrove, Nurse at Gillette! Q. What are some of your hobbies outside work? A. I’m pretty boring, reading, gardening, I love to fish, playing with the grandkids…
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