Kids Health Matters
The stories of Gillette patients, families and team members who inspire and inform.
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Grady’s Grit: Cerebral Palsy and Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) Surgery
"Grady’s so much more than his condition. The way we see it is that God gave us this incredibly cool kid who’s had to deal with a few things. We've had challenges, but life is good even when stuff is hard. Either way, because of Gillette and the care they provide, Grady's future will be whatever he decides it to be. That’s no small thing.”
September 18, 2020
At Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare we know over the past few weeks some of our families might have experienced some extra challenges scheduling appointments with our providers. We hear you. We want to share what brought on these circumstances and to assure you we’re working to improve the situation.
September 24, 2020
Meet Laurie Black, Gillette’s New Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Greater Minnesota
Take a moment to learn about Laurie Black, APRN, PNP, who joined Gillette this month to serve patients in greater Minnesota as part of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation team.
September 17, 2020
Super Sam and Cerebral Palsy
At Target Field, every Sunday is Kid’s Day and on a beautiful summer day in August of 2019, Samuel Anastos scored the first honorary run of a Minnesota Twins game. It was a joyous moment made all the more meaningful because there was a time in Sam’s life when his parents questioned whether he would learn to walk or talk, much less run.
September 16, 2020
Safety and Wellness
A Time to Rise and Shine: Back to School and Sleep Issues
The change in seasons and the start of a new school schedule can bring sleep challenges for families. Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare has one of the nation’s only sleep medicine programs specifically designed for people who have disabilities or other complex health conditions.
September 11, 2020