Hemispherectomy Foundation – Nonprofit of the Month

The Hemispherectomy Foundation was founded to offer support and information, to raise money for camps, scholarships and to other financial needs of families who are touched by a child having a hemispherectomy or similar surgery. Care packages are sent to children in the hospital recovering from this surgery and information about this group is being collected for pediatric neurologists and neurosurgeons all over the US. What is a Hemispherectomy? A Hemispherectomy is a "surgical procedure in which half of the brain is removed or disconnected". Because this surgery is severe, it is … [Read more...]

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