Speaking Valve Plays an Important Role in Patients’ Lives

Speaking Valve Plays an Important Role in Patients’ Lives

Speech language therapy plays an important role for patients with complex medical needs at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital. A tool commonly used by speech language pathologists is the Passy-Muir Speaking Valve. This one-way valve attaches to the outside opening of the patient’s tracheostomy tube and allows air to pass into the tracheostomy. The valve […]

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Patient Bed Tower Update

Patient Bed Tower Update

The new 100,000-square-foot Patient Bed Tower and parking structure are nearing completion! We are grateful for the hundreds of dedicated and talented construction workers who have helped us stay on schedule. Here is an update. The flooring on the first floor is halfway completed. The carpeting will be the last piece installed. We are also […]

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Out of This World Experience: Prom 2017

Out of This World Experience: Prom 2017

Patients at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital celebrated prom recently. Celebrity guests, including University of Oklahoma football player Ogbo Okoronkwo, local media personalities, and high school students from Carl Albert High School and Southeast High School escorted patients to the dance. Carl Albert 2017 graduate Courtney Wages attended the event for the first time. “Today […]

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VOLUME Teen Program Announces 2017 Participants

VOLUME Teen Program Announces 2017 Participants

Program designed to help teenagers learn more about the medical field The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital is honored to announce this year’s high school students participating in the VOLUME (Volunteer. Observe. Learn. Unify. Mentor. Explore.) Summer Program. The program is focused on providing teenagers insight into the medical, rehabilitative and educational services offered at the Hospital, […]

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The Oklahoma State Poet Laureate visits the Hospital

The Oklahoma State Poet Laureate visits the Hospital

The Oklahoma State Poet Laureate, Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, visited The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital. Mish spent time with the patients by reading poems and helping them write their own poems. Mish visiting the Hospital was an exciting experience for the patients, especially for Greta, who has a love for poetry. “The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital […]

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