“KATIE’s WAY” to open December 1, 2014

The No Stone Unturned Foundation and Katie’s Way are pleased to announce their expanded partnership to add team-based care for children and young adults who face challenges associated with mental health care. Currently, the No Stone Unturned Therapeutic Learning Center (TLC) serves children with disabilities using a team-based approach to physical, occupational, speech and behavior therapies. The expansion and additional services will further the team concept by adding psychologists and board certified psychiatrists.

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While the NFL is dealing with the issue of bullying in the Miami Dolphins locker room, a middle school football team in Michigan has a deeper understanding of the game that pros may never reach.

The Olivet Eagles football team at Olivet Middle School in Olivet, Michigan, decided to run a play and intentionally not score, all without their coaches knowing.

The football team planned the play for weeks, all so they could set up a very special moment for a special boy.

Keith Orr is a special needs child, and his buddies on the football team decided to give him the chance to run for a touchdown.

Sheridan Hedrick, a player on the team, would’ve easily scored a touchdown, but he instead took a knee on the 1-yard line, much to the dismay of the crowd.

That was until the next play happened: the “Keith Special.”

Manhattan Clinic Helping Special Needs Children Continues To Expand

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) By: Lindsey Rogers - Email Originally posted on WIBW.com: Mon 9:47 PM, Jul 15, 2013

 

-- Tucked into the Manhattan Medical Center complex is the No Stone Unturned Therapeutic Learning Center, a unique facility for children with developmental and neurological disorders.

"Our mission here is basically to meet the needs of children with special needs, regardless of how little or how much help that they need. That’s in the areas of their speech and language, their communication, their self-help skills- feeding, eating, toileting, their gross motor skills and behavior management as well," said Katie Palenzuela Clinic Director, Speech Language Therapist. The clinic just hired a behavior therapist, rounding out their team of specialists.

Melinda Wolford and her husband, a former K-State football player and alum, founded the clinic in honor of their son, Stone, who was diagnosed at the age of two with a rare genetic disorder called Cardio-Facio-Cutaneous (CFC) Syndrome.Only

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USC Family to Rally Around Wolford’s Cause

By Doug Jolley
GamecockAnthem.com Posted Dec 4, 2009

 


Gamecock fans have followed the improvement of USC’s offensive line this year under first year o-line coach Eric Wolford, but the greatest challenge Wolford deals with has been at home, where his son Stone faces significant developmental challenges. This Saturday, come join the other Gamecock fans for a pancake fund-raiser for the Wolford’s foundation, which helps others facing similar challenges.

The birth of a couple’s first child is almost always exciting, but Eric (known even by his wife as “Wolf”) and Melinda Wolford faced immediate challenges after their son Stone was born.

Former Wildcats come home for good cause

July 12, 2009
Former Wildcats come home for good cause
by Joel Jellison jjellison@themercury.com

Former Kansas State lineman Eric Wolford accomplished two things this weekend — raised money for his foundation and enjoyed a small reunion with some former Wildcats teammates.

Wolford, who played at K-State from 1989-93, and his wife Melinda welcomed past players back this weekend for the first Wildcats Legends for Charity Golf Classic at Colbert Hills Golf Course.

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Wildcats for Charity Weekend 2013

We extend a personal invitation to our yearly Wildcat Legends for Charity weekend. The weekend includes a dinner and auction on Friday evening followed by the Wildcat Legends Celebrity Golf Classic at Colbert Hills on Saturday. We will join Coach Snyder and returning Wildcat football players to fellowship and raise money for No Stone Unturned Foundation, a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization.