Author: Aubrey Collins (Jon Collins)

The Foundation Funds The Laney Jaymes Foundation Research Study
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The Foundation Funds The Laney Jaymes Foundation Research Study

The Foundation recently funded The Laney Jaymes Foundation Research Project in Pediatric Vasculopathy for the Department of Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University. Moyamoya disease specifically and vasculopathy in general are extremely variable in presentation and outcome. Laney had a progressive, devastating form of moyamoya. The medical community does not have a good sense of what...

Stroke Symptoms in Children
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Stroke Symptoms in Children

Stroke is a medical emergency and a leading cause of death in children; however despite this, most people don’t even know that children can have strokes. The unawareness of pediatric stroke, by both the medical industry and the general public, too often causes children and infants to be misdiagnosed and mistreated, compromising their recovery. One...

Medical Equipment Donations
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Medical Equipment Donations

Over Laney’s months in intensive rehabilitation, Laney’s family obtained a great deal of medical equipment for use during therapy in outpatient rehab and at home. Laney’s parents have donated all of this equipment, totaling $40,000, so other children could benefit from its use. Through the group Equipment Connections for Children, Laney’s Special Tomato Chair was...

Laney’s Memorial Wish
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Laney’s Memorial Wish

The Marty Lyons Foundation, who grants wishes to severely ill children, granted a wish to Laney when she was home with her parents on hospice care. Laney received a memorial at the Annapolis City Dock, and Laney’s parents, Laura and Brian, worked with some very caring people to make it happen. It is right at...

Medical Equipment Grant
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Medical Equipment Grant

Medical equipment and other adaptive products greatly improve the quality of life of children and families who have experienced stroke. While extremely helpful, this equipment — from seating to walkers and wheelchairs and even bikes and trikes — is enormously expensive. One of the goals of LJF is to provide this much-needed equipment to children...

LaneyJaymes.org
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LaneyJaymes.org

Welcome to LaneyJaymes.org, the online home of the Laney Jaymes Foundation (LJF). We are excited to announce the launch of our new website and outline LJF’s initial plans for the coming year.  Today holds a special place in our hearts as today would have been Laney’s fifth birthday. Through this website, we aim to educate...