Resources & Support
Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children across the state and throughout the southeastern U.S. since 1911. We are very thankful for the care Thomas received at Children's.
Honoring Angels Like Owen, Inc. (H.A.L.O.) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to develop, promote, foster, and support the spiritual and emotional needs of families who have lost a child from 20 weeks gestation up to the age of 2 years old. H.A.L.O. hosts a support group once a month that Buddy and I attend. We couldn't be more grateful for this new family of ours.
The Foundation for Ichthyosis & Related Skin Types (FIRST) mission is to educate, inspire, and connect those touched by ichthyosis and related disorders through emotional support, information, advocacy, and research funding for better treatments and eventual cures.
The Amelia Center is a comprehensive grief counseling center that provides individual and family counseling to children and teens who have experienced a death, or to adults who have experienced the death of a child. Our grief counselor has provided great support to us.
The Just Keep Smiling Foundation was established to assist in relieving some of the financial burden for families with critically ill children and offering emotional and spiritual comfort. Just Keep Smiling provided us assistance while we were in the hospital with Thomas.
Angels Earning Wings is a network of diverse, caring women banding together to assist selected individuals or families during their time of need. Angels Earning Wings provided us assistance right before we entered the hospital.
Children's HEAR Center provides comprehensive diagnostic and intervention services for families and professionals working on behalf of children with hearing loss, emphasizing the development of auditory skills and spoken language in a variety of communication formats.
Early intervention builds on natural learning that occurs during the first few years of life so that children enjoy an important head start for gaining critical skills needed for success. Hand in Hand's Early Intervention Program offers quality services that facilitate this growth and development and allow children and families more independence in the community.
Dr. Michael Steinkampf and his colleagues assist patients with hormonal and reproductive difficulties such as infertility and repeated miscarriages, as well as couples needing reproductive or genetic counseling.
A gastrostomy tube (G-tube) is a tube inserted through the abdomen that delivers nutrition directly to the stomach. It's one of the ways doctors can make sure kids with trouble eating get the fluid and calories they need to grow.