Stories tagged: cerebral palsy
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
10-year-old immigrant with cerebral palsy released
U.S. authorities on Friday released a 10-year-old immigrant girl with cerebral palsy who had been detained by border agents after surgery because she is in the U.S. without legal permission.
Mon., Oct. 26, 2009
Yoga can be an effective therapy for children with special needs
As she stands on her tiptoes – stretching her arms and legs and lengthening her entire body – 9-year-old Samantha Carlson takes a deep breath and smiles. “Stretch out high,” …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2009
Donors, family give boy the gift of ‘zoom’
Eleven-year-old Trayton Larsen traded his walker for a shiny, new, red three-wheeler last Thursday and said he could “zoom” 100 mph. “Awesome,” he told the sheriff’s volunteers who joined his …
Fri., July 10, 2009
Shriners to bill insurers for care
The Shriners intend to collect money from insurers and taxpayer-subsidized health programs for the first time, a change that should prevent the closure of its Spokane hospital and five others …
Mon., March 16, 2009
Children’s hospital on the forefront
As Sam Barker walks in a brisk figure-eight pattern, his parents can only shake their heads and marvel. The 14-year-old from Kellogg was born with cerebral palsy, and he has …