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Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May 20th, 2021  | Advocacy  |  By Simran Bansal

Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day marked by spreading awareness and promoting digital access and inclusion for the over 1 billion people worldwide with impairments or disabilities. Now more than ever, when there is such an increased reliance on technology for daily living, it is essential that we think about ways to make digital resources accessible to […]

Just Say HIE Podcast – New Episode “Look at the child, not the paper”

Just Say HIE Podcast – New Episode “Look at the child, not the paper”

May 18th, 2021  | News  | Resources

Join us as Melanie Riggins, long time volunteer with Hope for HIE, and mom to Zoe and Maisie, talks about her experience with HIE, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, her NICU journey, and advice for moving through the different parts of the United States educational system. Melanie is a talented graphic designer and owner of her own freelance company, Melanie Riggins Designs. In […]

Hope for HIE Welcomes Summer Intern Simran Bansal

Hope for HIE Welcomes Summer Intern Simran Bansal

May 12th, 2021  | News

We are excited to introduce our greater HIE community to Hope for HIE’s summer intern, Simran Bansal! Simran is a rising senior at Duke University originally from Long Island, New York. At Duke, she created her own major entitled “Narratives of Health: Global Perspectives,” where she explores how health narratives can (a) help patients and family members cope with illness […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 1st, 2021  | Advocacy  | Care

Access to mental health support and resources is critically important for families who find themselves in the NICU and PICU. Parents whose children are admitted to the NICU or PICU have a 45-50% greater incidence of mental health disorders such as PTSD, Anxiety & Depression. There also remains significant inequity for non-white families in the NICU, and non-preemie families in […]

Thanking Annie Goeller for her Service to the Board of Directors

Thanking Annie Goeller for her Service to the Board of Directors

April 30th, 2021  | News

Today marks the end of an era for our Board of Directors. Annie Goeller, Vice President of Marketing & Public Relations sunsets off the board after serving for an incredible FIVE years.   During her tenure on the board, Annie has been instrumental in driving growth and awareness of Hope for HIE, connecting more families and professionals to our community. […]

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