| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:03 PM
The first thing people noticed about Daniel Orslene was his infectious smile.
"Danny is and will forever be the heart of Somerset," his brother David Orslene said.
Daniel, 40, died Monday. Even though he was born with spina bifida, a birth...
| Aug 30, 2012
Braden has spina bifida and utilizes a wheel chair. The family also had another child pass away at Riley Hospital in 2002 due to complications from spina bifida.
Quote from father, "We would never go anywhere else besides Riley."
The family has attended...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Maybe you've seen the ads. They've been all over TV and in magazines like Time and Sports Illustrated. There is U.S. Paralympian Tatyana McFadden in her sleek titanium racing wheelchair, hunched over in mid-push, shoulder muscles rippling, a look of...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:41 PM
When Steve and Valerie Riemersma of Allegan, Mich., went in for a routine 22 week ultrasound for their seventh child 2 ½ years ago, doctors noticed something was not right. A technician discovered that their unborn child had Spina Bifida.
| Jul 23, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Like other toddlers, Jaidyn Beam is always full of smiles. The 1-year-old keeps on smiling, despite the many medical difficulties he has endured throughout his first year of life.
The son of Merissa Sandusky and Jason Beam of Johnstown was diagnosed...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Some very lucky kids got to experience the thrill of the open water Tuesday.
Campers at Camp Riley near Martinsville got to take part in adaptive water skiing.
It’s all done in partnership with the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana for kids who...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:32 PM
More than 3,600 Virginians with intellectual disabilities are on an "urgent" needs waiting list for a coveted ID/MR Medicaid waiver which would provide them the range of services and support they need. They have cerebral palsy and autism, Down Syndrome,...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Daniel Romanchuk gives you a blank stare when you try and explain to him why he is an inspiration. He looks confused — why would anybody care to see him race, legs tucked under him, neck crammed forward, and be inspired? He's just a kid who likes to...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:07 PM
On April 25, a media day was held with representatives from Ronald McDonald Charities visiting KXO and Univision Channel 7 in El Centro.
George Gale of KXO interviewed Chuck Day, CEO of Ronald McDonald Charities; Chuck expressed his appreciation to all...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:55 AM
May 10: The CT Capitals Tournament at Manchester CC. Registration 11 a.m.; shotgun scramble start 12:30 p.m. Entry fee is $115 and includes greens fee, cart, dinner, beverages, raffles, prizes and silent auction. Proceeds benefit...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:49 PM
The late Maggie Daley transformed this city into a garden. And now a place of healing and new life for sick children and their families. Lurie Children's Hospital is set to open in June. Today we got to open our eyes to Kevin's garden -- a space dedicated...