Palmer Clay Richmond, Our Inspiration, 9/11/95 - 10/25/14

He was a teacher, a son, a brother, a friend, an inspiration. Whatever he was to you he was special. Our relationship with him will continue as our experiences with him push us all to love deeper, to work harder and to be better. We love you, Palmer.

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There are more than 14 million children living in the US with one of more than 600 different neurological conditions. For members of Congress and other policymakers, numbers matter. Help CNS Foundation Shine A Light On An Invisible Population!

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Today, I hear the happiness in my brother’s echoing laugh.  I see the fruit of life in his smiles when my Mom walks into his room.  He is not a vegetable.  I know this, but many don’t.

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Read up on the latest scientific news in the field of pediatric neurology, visit our blog, check out the disease directory, and be sure to check out glossary of terms and all of our educational resources.

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In the late 1980s, when the crack cocaine epidemic was ravaging America’s cities, Hallam Hurt, a neonatologist in Philadelphia, worried about the damage being done to children born to addicted mothers. She and her colleagues, studying children from low-income families, compared four-year-olds who’d been exposed to the drug with those who hadn’t. They couldn’t find any significant differences. Instead, what they discovered was that in both groups the children’s IQs were much lower than average. “These little children were coming in cute as buttons, and yet their IQs were like 82 and 83,”...