Rikky was only 17 when he suffered a massive stroke, leaving him unable to speak or move independently. At Blythedale, assistive technology helped the athletic teen regain his mobility and get a basketball back in his hands.
Isla was only four-months old when her parents first became aware that their daughter was not developing typically. Following a difficult diagnosis of Rhett syndrome, her parents sought care to help their daughter access her world through eye-gaze technology.
Kassius and Keaton
Twins Kassius and Keaton were born at just 30-weeks gestation, both reliant on mechanical ventilation. While the boys thrived receiving comprehensive therapies at Blythedale, their devoted parents immersed themselves in the Hospital’s parent education program in order to prepare for the day they could bring their babies home, for the very first time.
When Addiena was born at a mere 29 weeks, weighing less than two pounds, her parents were faced with finding the best place for her to continue her complicated medical journey after her NICU discharge. At Blythedale, they found everything they were looking for.