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Evie's Story

Pediatric Success Story!
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Going Her Own Way: Evie is Defying the Odds

Evie was diagnosed with spina bifida, hydrocephalus, and Chiari-II malformation in utero. Her family was told that she would probably not develop like other kids.

"Our team of doctors was very black and white. We were told she would be behind her peers in speech and language development due to her hydrocephalus and that she would struggle to walk. She would never jump, never dance," said Evie's mom, Allasondra.

Without support from physical, and occupational therapists and her family, Evie's doctors may have been right. But through years of treatment and dedication, Evie has beat the odds and exceeded all expectations, playing with her older brother, dancing, swimming, playing softball, and creating all kinds of art! She has even learned to ride a bike with her therapist, Janine! Her parents and physical therapists are ready to support her as she grows and develops.

Introducing Allied Services' John P. Moses Esq. Pediatric Rehab Centers; a partnership with AllOne Foundation & Charities. For more than four decades, the Pediatric Program has provided comprehensive evaluations and individualized treatment plans to children of all abilities and diagnoses.

John P. Moses Esq. Pediatric Rehab Centers

Each year, Allied Services provides:

  • 29,784 pediatric therapy appointments.
  • 8,524 hours of treatment to children on Medical Assistance.
  • Services for 1,200 children in the Wyoming Valley.

Each year, the Pediatric Program in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre provides life-changing care to children, many of whom are underinsured or uninsured. Sustaining costly services and ensuring access to care for children in our area has become increasingly challenging due in part to escalating healthcare expenses and restrictive reimbursement rates. The heavy annual expenses incurred by the program place these vital pediatric services at risk.

Now, with the help of AllOne Foundation & Charities and YOU, we're raising funds to sustain this vital program for children with disabilities, life-changing injuries, and chronic illnesses.

Pledge for Pediatrics

We need YOUR help. Now and in the coming years, we need the help of individuals, community groups, and businesses to ensure that the specialized rehab services found only at Allied Services are here when children and their families need them.

By pledging your support today, you will help the AllOne Foundation & Charities and Allied Services:

  • Sustain specialized rehab programs for children with disabilities in the Wyoming Valley.
  • Make cutting-edge rehab technologies available to children with disabilities.
  • Provide access to care for underinsured and uninsured children with disabilities.

Please make checks payable to: Allied Services Foundation, 100 Abington Executive Park, Clarks Summit, PA 18411.

To speak with Allied Services Foundation about planned giving, major gifts or other support, please call 570.348.1347.