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We are excited to announce that Crystal Kostick has joined the Hope for HIE Board of Directors. As a long time “super volunteer” at Hope, Crystal has been a member of the retreat planning committee, has served as a moderator of our Colorado subgroup, attended the 2019 Child Neurology Foundation Peer-to-Peer Support Training representing the organization, and has worked to […]
We are hosting our 2nd annual Hustle for Hope 5K event for our worldwide community! This April, take part in the largest virtual event for HIE Awareness. Grab some friends and family, safely gather to complete the 5K by yourself or with a group, get some fun swag and promote HIE awareness.
Cerebral palsy is one of the more common diagnoses from HIE. While HIE-acquired cerebral palsy only accounts for roughly 10-15% of all cerebral palsy causes, roughly 40% of children diagnosed with HIE will go on to be diagnosed with cerebral palsy.
We are sharing all about the connection between HIE and cerebral palsy during March, and sharing resources for our community to learn more.
We are excited to welcome two new members to our Medical Advisory Board, Dr. LaTrice L. Dowtin, perinatal mental health counselor, and Dr. Lina Chalak, pediatric neurologist and researcher. Both bios are available below. LaTrice L. Dowtin, PhD, LCPC, NCSP, RPT Dr. Dowtin is a Black cisgender woman who believes in the ongoing pursuit of humility and social justice. She […]
Spasticity, Dystonia, High Tone, Low Tone and more, are hot topics that are talked about with gross motor development, and often when a child may be diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy from HIE. We worked with Medical Advisory Board member, Ed Hurvitz, MD, pediatric physiatrist from the University of Michigan to help our families understand a bit more about each term. […]
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