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Debilitating Seizures Lead to Diagnosis of Dravet syndrome

April 27th, 2016

“Shelby was six months old when she had her first grand mal seizure” Shelby and her twin brother were born at 34 weeks. Despite weighing a mere five pounds at birth, Shelby was released from the hospital with her brother. The first sign of her health problems were seen after her six month checkup. Seven […]

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Ella is Named Kids Wish Network & Kids Unlimited Learning Academy – Fort Smith’s Hero of the Month

Ella is Named Kids Wish Network & Kids Unlimited Learning Academy – Fort Smith’s Hero of the Month

April 6th, 2016

“By age 3, she had already undergone 3 surgeries” Ella has had three surgeries in the three years since her birth. She was born with myelomeningocele, a severe form of open spina bifida. This defect caused her spinal cord and surrounding nerves to protrude through an opening in her spine, forming a visible sac on […]

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Brycen is named Hero of the Month for Kids Wish Network & Kids Unlimited Learning Academy

December 11th, 2015

“Brain damage can be a precursor to cerebral palsy” Brycen is only 4 years old and already he embodies the essence of a Hero. He is well spoken, kind, smart, and has been diagnosed with brain damage in addition to cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is characterized by conditions that are mainly orthopedic in nature. These […]

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Jaylen’s Disneyworld Adventure

December 10th, 2015

“He can’t wait to go back!” At 2 months old, Jaylen’s mom Katherine noticed something odd about her baby boy. Whenever she called his name, Jaylen’s eyes would search for the source, but never landed on her. A doctor informed Katherine that her son had loose muscles behind his eyes. An MRI showed that in […]

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Kids Wish Network is a charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. Kids Wish Network assists children and their families through several key programs.