Kids Health Matters
Archive: April, 2018
Neurology and Neurosurgery
“Knowing that Gillette is a PPMD-certified Duchenne Care Center means the world to us because we know for certain Tyler’s getting the specialized care that he needs," says his mom, Marilyn. Meet Tyler and learn about his family's "game plan" to tackle Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Apr. 27, 2018
Awards and Achievements
Title of ‘Minnesota Miss Amazing’ Gives Katie Allee Platform for Advocacy
On April 7th, 2018, I had the incredible opportunity to participate in the Minnesota Miss Amazing pageant. I was lucky enough to learn about this event from a friend who became involved in the past, and had expressed that the event was an awesome experience for her and her family.
Apr. 24, 2018
Gillette Volunteers Spread Goodness
Volunteers at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare help patients and families feel more relaxed. Volunteer Kalpana Parsons says,“The best part of my day is when I can get a patient to smile!"
Apr. 17, 2018
Lincoln is Going to be Lincoln: How I Learned To Stop Worrying About My Son With Special Needs
Parents worry. Parents worry about their child’s growth, development, friends, school, future. It’s a universal truth, baked into our biology. When a child is diagnosed with special needs, however, a parent’s worry can snowball into anxiety. That's what happened to me, but here's what I did.
Apr. 12, 2018
Infographic: Why Gillette is One of the World’s Top Centers for Cerebral Palsy
Did you know that Gillette is one of the world's top centers for caring for kids who have cerebral palsy? Find out why.
Apr. 10, 2018
Gillette Hits a Home Run with Twins Kids Day
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare is proud of its long and strong relationship with the Minnesota Twins and is pleased to sponsor Kids Day each Sunday home game at Target Field.
Apr. 6, 2018
Project SEARCH Helps Students Who Have Disabilities Transition from Classroom to Workplace
Project SEARCH combines classroom instruction and career exploration through hands-on training for students who have disabilities. This is Gillette’s first year participating in the program, through a partnership with the White Bear Lake Area Schools, and the interns have progressed in leaps and bounds.
Apr. 4, 2018