Spina Bifida News
7-Year-Old Gets Dream Wheelchair-Accessible Tree House
Hayden Trigg’s reliance on a wheelchair and diagnoses of both spina bifida and cerebral palsy meant the 7-year-old had trouble playing alongside his classmates and two siblings. But that changed earlier this month when Hayden, of Austin, Texas, cut the ribbon on the wheelchair-accessible tree house
Eight reasons why Kobe Bryant is a rock star in China
The illustrious career of Kobe Bryant is coming to an end. The Los Angeles Lakers ' superstar guard revealed in November that this NBA season would be his last. Now, the ultimate game in his basketball journey will be staged Wednesday, when the Utah Jazz visit Staples Center. But you already knew
Texas Mother Creates Halloween Wheelchair Costumes to Empower Kids With Spina Bifida
A creative mother from Mansfield, Tex., has been making Halloween costumes for wheelchairs including "MarioKart," "Batmobile" and "Ice Princess Carriage" as a way to empower kids with Spina bifida and other similar conditions. The inspiration for the cardboard costumes came to Cassie McLelland in
Florida 'Miracle Baby' Born Without Most of His Brain Beating the Odds
For Brandon and Brittany Buell, the first serious curveball of parenthood came the day after their 17-week ultrasound . It was the scan where the couple found out they were having a baby boy, and the day they learned something could be seriously wrong with his health. “The ultrasound tech was
'Department of Ability' Comic Book Heroes Shoot Down Disability Stereotypes
Dads will do anything for their little girls. So when Emily White, who was born with Spina Bifida and hydrocephlaus, was two years old, her dad realized something had to change. "I scoured the numerous channels and magazine racks looking for characters that Emily could relate too, i.e. anyone with
After loss and injury, is Javier Baez finally ready for the Cubs?
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The most powerful swing in all of minor league baseball begins each at-bat with a cold stare of indifference. And ends in a blur of violence. But when Javier Baez connects, when he syncs up his waist-high leg kick with the serpentine coil of his arms and his torso, what you
Little Girls in Wheelchairs 'Whip NaeNae' Something Fierce
Six-year-olds Mayli and Brooklyn might be in wheelchairs, but it's not slowing them down one bit. These two little girls -- just like every other kid on the planet -- love to bust a move, and they don't care whose watching. Luckily their latest routine -- the Whip/NaeNae -- was caught on video. And
See These Adoptive Parents Meet Their Newborn Daughter
If you ask 100 different parents about their journey to parenthood, there would be 100 different stories to share. In the case of the Olsons of Minnesota, the journey to becoming parents for the third time was not only a figurative one, but a literal one as well. Sarah and David Olson always knew
Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari-Parker Latest Daytime Hosts
Husband and wife Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari-Parker are going the way of Sonny and Cher — the couple will be hosting their own TV show. "The Boris and Nicole Show" begins its four-week run today on Fox stations around the country. But it's not the first time the acting couple have been co-stars.
A Couple's Decision to Undergo Risky Prenatal Surgery
Shelly and Bobby Ross were terrified to have their daughter with spina bifida operated on in-utero.