Category: Advocacy

Imagining her potential

Lately I’ve been having a blast with Mary. We’ve been exploring our summer wonderland, picking carrots from the garden, running through the sprinkler and having picnics. It’s been so fun to see her become her own little person – and … Continue reading

It can get complex

One of the main messages we want to share with Congress this week during Family Advocacy Day is that  a growing number of children and their families face the realities of managing very complex medical conditions. This is why Colin … Continue reading

A really exciting day!

Today is the day Colin Beach is traveling to Washington D.C. for Family Advocacy Day! He started out the day in the Channel 2 WDTN News Room to share his story and why he is excited to represent Dayton Children’s.  … Continue reading

The time and talent behind the scenes

Guest Blogger, Maureen Beach, Colin’s Mom Well, we are getting ready to get on a plane to go to Washington DC. We are honored to represent Dayton Children’s and the Children’s Hospital Association.  The kids, especially Colin, are excited to … Continue reading

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