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On the Road to Normal Eating for Baby Born With Laryngeal Cleft

At our aerodigestive center, we have a large multidisciplinary team—ENTs who intimately understand airway disorders, speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists who specialize in babies with swallowing disorders, pulmonologists who concentrate on aspiration, and gastroenterologists who understand reflux in the context of cleft.

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Million Dollar Gift to Support Nursing

A $1 million gift from an anonymous donor will be providing a big boost to several key programs and initiatives supporting nurses and their patients at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.

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Alex: 10 Seizures: 0

Persistence, teamwork, high-tech imaging, and surgical advances help 10-year-old boy leave his disabling seizures behind.

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Rebounding from extraordinary challenges

When Ben Thornton wheeled onto the court for the Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program’s youth wheelchair basketball West Coast Conference Championship at Stanford, it was a game he was certain to play with heart — the same heart, in fact, that he received at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford nearly 12 years ago.

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A school away from school

The Hospital School provides four hours of class every day for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade, taught by accredited teachers.