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“Love is a song that never ends, one simple theme repeating. Like the voice of a heavenly choir, love’s sweet music flows on.” -From Disney’s Bambi Michelle currently resides in Colorado, where her husband works for the military. In 2020, when she became a mother for the first time, Michelle was overjoyed at the prospect of watching her daughter grow […]
Dr. Edward Hurvitz is a pediatric physiatrist who serves on Hope for HIE’s Medical Advisory Board. Back in the 1980s, when Ed was a student at Wayne State College of Medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) was still a relatively new field, but the trends suggested that it would be one of the most-needed fields in the years to come. […]
Marie and her husband have three children, Fatimah, Ayah, and Yusuf. Marie’s husband works as an internal medicine physician, and Marie is training to become a nurse practitioner. In August of 2019, with Yusuf’s traumatic birth and subsequent HIE diagnosis, Marie’s world was flipped upside down. During Marie’s pregnancy, she never even knew HIE could be a possibility. Since she […]
The waiting is the hardest part Every day you see one more card You take it on faith, you take it to the heart The waiting is the hardest part -From The Waiting, sung by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Before the birth of his daughter, Scarlett, in October 2014, David never really thought there was any problem too daunting […]
“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” -Mohandas Gandhi As a sixth-grade teacher in Grenada, Sheena had always been vaguely aware of the lack of resources for children with disabilities in her own country. Individualized education programs and learning accommodations don’t really exist. However, it wasn’t until the birth and HIE event of her second daughter, Shania, […]
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