Life-Changing Infusion Treatment in Wonderland

Categories: Medical Center News, Patient Families
Chloe Lang is not your average young woman. When she was 10, Chloe was the lead character on the wildly popular children’s television show “LazyTown.” The show, which was filmed in Iceland and shown around the world, revolved around Chloe’s character, Stephanie, who comes to live with her uncle in LazyTown and spends her time …

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Virtual Reality Helps Kids Cope

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News, Partners in Caring
Virtual Reality Technology At Connecticut Children's
When Ada Wilson undergoes hospitalization or lengthy follow-up visits at Connecticut Children’s, she can escape for a while into virtual reality with games like “Pebbles the Penguin,” “Asteroid Miner” and “Mindfulness Meditation.” Thanks to a generous donor gift, virtual reality (VR) is now a new reality at Connecticut Children’s that will help kids cope with …

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The Greatest Gift

Categories: Medical Center News, Partners in Caring, Patient Families
While his youngest patients sometimes refer to him as “Santa Claus”–or “Santa Claus’ brother”–Dr. Paul Kanev’s compassion, expertise and skill as a pediatric neurosurgeon are the life-saving gifts he delivers year-round. In a medical career spanning four decades, Dr. Kanev has treated more than 10,000 children, including trauma victims, children with spine or craniofacial malformations …

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$1.5 Million Gift Will Help Kids Like Jack

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News, Partners in Caring
A pediatric outpatient dialysis center at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center would have been beneficial for a child like Jack. His mother, Cara Regan, knows only too well how much a center geared toward children is needed in Connecticut. Even before Jack was born four years ago, Cara and her husband, Jon, knew her son was …

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Making the Holidays Bright for Kids Like Kingsley

Categories: Events, Medical Center News, Partners in Caring
Eight-year-old Kingsley Staple is a boy who knows his own mind, and when Connecticut State Trooper Gerard Joyal came to offer Kingsley a holiday gift, the young man was not going to settle for something that didn’t make the grade. Kingsley was in a blue hospital johnny, waiting to go into the operating room for …

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