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Nicole’s Nook: Doing Math on the iPad

In this month's Nicole's Nook blog, Nicole Weckherlin, OTR/L recommends an app that makes completing math worksheets on the iPad easier. Doing math on the iPad is a common challenge for children, and this app allows children to plot out their work in a much more legible and visual platform. More


NF1 Reveals New Methods for Malignant Brain Tumor Treatment Resistance

A recent study conducted by Dr. Yi-Hsien Chen revealed exciting results establishing a protein called ABCG1 as an essential component for malignant glioma survival. This protein could serve as a potential future therapeutic target for these deadly brain cancers. More


YOU’RE INVITED: Spring 2016 Beat NF

Join us for a one-of-a-kind jazz music experience, seamlessly integrated with gross motor and social skill activities. Beat NF, a jazz music-motor therapy program for toddlers and young children (ages 2 - 5 years) with NF1, was developed by a team of St. Louis Children's Hospital therapists and Jazz St. Louis musicians. More