Category: Akron Children’s Hospital



So far so good

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We’ve made it halfway through the day, and things have actually gone smoothly. Emmett’s back at school, and we’re in the waiting room at Akron Children’s Hospital for Elliott’s appointment. A huge thank you goes out to Lizze’s Mom because she was willing to hang out with Gavin after he… Read more »



Just added a 3rd doctors appointment this week

We already have two out of town doctors appointments this week. The first is for Elliott, and it’s in Akron, and the second is in Cleveland for Mr. Gavin. This translates to a shitload of driving that will far exceed the actual time spent in each appointment. Now we’re adding… Read more »



Today’s Victory: The Good, The Concerning and The Cause for Celebration

Yesterday after picking the kids up from school, I dropped Elliott off at home before taking Emmett to an ADHD med-check. When a child is on ADHD medication, there are frequent medication checks for a couple of reasons. First and foremost, it’s about making sure the medication is still the… Read more »



Just a super quick note

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So, I’m sorry that I’ve been absent from here recently or at least not writing as much as I normally do. I’m spread so thin right now and I’m having to puts some things down. I wanted to quickly post an update because Gavin is heading back to Akron Children’s… Read more »



I had to really prepare Emmett for his doctor appointment today

Emmett did really well at his impromptu doctor appointment this morning. He needed to be seen because he’s running a fever and presenting with what looks like strep throat. Poor Emmett won’t talk because it hurts too much and Advil doesn’t seem to help. Anyway, on the way to the… Read more »



What it’s like to #vaccinate a child with #Autism and why we do it anyway

Getting the flu shot is extremely challenging for Autism families like mine but this is why we do it anyway.