Archive for 'Overcoming Disabilities & Challenges'
GIVING BACK: Child Actor MAX PAGE & his Pal REGAN OWENS Need Our Help for Mother’s Day 2013! @ChildrensLA
Posted on 06. May, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Two very special 8-year-old kids, both patients of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, are doing something amazing for their moms this Mother’s Day. Talented Child Actor Max Page and his darling pal Regan Owens, both patients of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, hope to make this Mother’s Day extra special for kids and their families at the [...]
Posted on 25. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Chances are, most people reading this know a child who has stayed home from school this week because they were afraid of being bullied. It’s estimated that 160,000 students around the country stay home each day out of fear of being bullied.* Yet many adults, for a variety of reasons, have no idea that the [...]
The Nation’s Premiere Mixed-Abilities Dance Company for Teens, Karen Peterson & Dancers, Launch 23rd Season!
Posted on 13. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Karen Peterson and Dancers (KPD) performed to standing ovations February 2-3, 2013 at the Banyan Bowl Amphitheater, opening its 23rd season in Miami, Florida. The performances began with the premiere of a work titled Moment which featured the debut of KPD’s new youth dancers, ages 15 to 21 years, who are diagnosed with physical, developmental and/or intellectual disabilities, [...]
Posted on 18. Jul, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Thirteen-year-old rapper Jake Zeldin, aka Lil JaXe of Toronto, Canada is making headlines these days much like his musical idol Drake. Zeldin has a debilitating stutter which literally disappears when he raps. When JaXe free-styled for Drake backstage at a Tyga concert in 2011, he did so flawlessly. The Grammy-award-winning rapper was clearly impressed with [...]
Posted on 13. Jun, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
UPDATE: ”The surgery today went very well,” Max’s surgeon, Dr. Vaughn Starnes, says in a statement posted online by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “We went in to replace his pulmonary valve, which we did without incident. Max is in the cardiac ICU and recovering very well.” Max is expected to be in the hospital another three days [...]
Posted on 05. Feb, 2011 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Hollywood is the only place I know where you, your kids, your pets and your property can all aspire to some small shot at fame. This adorable Super Bowl half-time commercial featuring *a pint-sized Darth Vader was shot in and outside of my in-law’s lovely Tarzana, California ranch home. Kind of ironic that when it [...]
Posted on 13. Dec, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Brick, better known as child actor Atticus Shaffer, the youngest sibling in ABC’s hit comedy “The Middle,” is offering his own unique and hilarious, unorthodox advice for the holidays (and beyond) in free, quirky personalized online video greetings, available at ABC.com at http://GreetingsFromBrick.com. Personally, I can’t think of any child actor I’d rather receive a [...]
Posted on 12. May, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
The New York Post reports on the highest salaries of television child stars, and you may be surprised at who comes out of on top. At 16, CBS teen actor Angus T. Jones make $250,000, per episode of his show “Two and a Half Men,”and according to their new survey, he’s also the highest-paid child star [...]
Posted on 08. Feb, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Dear John (In theaters Feb 5, 2010) follows the relationship between Savannah Curtis (Amanda Seyfried) and soldier John Tyree (Channing Tatum) as they communicate via love letters over the course of a war-filled decade. Some of Amanda Seyfield’s scenes also involve a young autistic character, Alan, played by 6 year old Braeden Reed. “To work [...]