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Children's National Health System Expands OR Facilities


In May 2009 Children's opened two new operating rooms for General and Thoracic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery as well as a new waiting area that increases the hospital's capacity to provide surgical services to children.

Autism Behavioral Communications (ABC) support team

The Autism Behavioral Communications (ABC) support team. It is staffed by Eileen Walters, ABC program manager; Kathleen Atmore, an autism specialist and developmental neuropsychologist; and Chayna Humphrey, program assistant.

Realizing the positive outcomes from the Autism Awareness Team’s efforts, Walters’ envisioned Children’s National as an autism-friendly hospital where a team approach could help put patients with unique needs at ease by giving their care teams the tools they need to create a therapeutic healthcare environment.

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