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Michael Douglas, M.A.

Medical Issues and the Growing Child Conference, February 16

The Mailman Center for Child Development presents “Medical Issues and the Growing Child XXIII: Bilingual Learners: Assessment and Intervention for Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing,” on Tuesday, February 16, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Judy Schaechter, M.D., M.B.A.

Debbie School Celebrates Literacy Week

The Debbie School at the Mailman Center for Child Development participated in “Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!” on January 27, when Judy Schaechter, M.D., M.B.A., Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, read “Where the Wild Things Are” to a group of its students.

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From left, on sofa, Wilma and Wildine Amoithe, standing, Shelly Baer, Maria and Michael Perez, and Leda Falero.

A Patient’s Big Smile Attracts Big-Hearted Donors

Wildine Amoithe, a regular patient at the Mailman Center for Child Development, has a genetic condition known as achondroplasia that has kept her from growing more than 30 inches tall. Despite her small stature, however, the 12-year-old sixth-grader has an outsized smile that touched the hearts of some generous Miami-Dade residents who read about her during the recent holiday season in the Miami Herald Wish Book feature.

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