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Patient Stories

Never underestimate a fall
Erin Bruner, 14, never thought that one basketball game would change the whole course of her eighth grade year. However after suffering from a concussion during one of her games, Erin would go on to have a severe headache for nearly six months.
For a teen with epilepsy, staying active is good medicine
When Beavercreek teen Jessica Waters was diagnosed with epilepsy it changed her life forever. Learn more about her journey towards learning how to control her condition and live a normal teenage life.
Nothing will keep him from college
Justin Ferrene was born 11 weeks early and diagnosed with cerebral palsy at 10 months. Despite many obstacles, Justin is determined to graduate from college and follow his dream to be a teacher.
Getting her seizures under control
Parker McCalip began having seizures when she was in second grade. Since being referred to the neurology department at Dayton Children's she has learned how to keep her seizures under control. Parker is a 2014/2015 Dayton Children's ambassador
200 seizures a day to zero
Low-carb diets have been in and out of the news for years as a way to lose weight, but in the case of 6-year-old Chloe Busch, this unique type of diet helped her reduce seizures from up to 200 a day to zero.


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Concussion Testing

A child's brain is still developing, so a head injury can be more serious than you think. Each child is unique, therefore having a baseline for your child is much more helpful in managing a concussion, should one occur. Come to any of our testing centers for a FREE baseline concussion test

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We are driven by our values of safety, compassion, ownership, collaboration, innovation and value creation. We are looking for individuals to join our team who embody these values and support our mission of improving the health status of all kids in our region. We hope that might be you! Come to our job fair to learn more about our open opportunities.

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