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  • Winter Garden Makes a Splash

    Now that summer is heating up here in Central Florida, what do BrightStart kids do to stay cool? The Winter Garden crew has the answer for that – just a short van ride to the Downtown Splashpad and Pavilion gets the Friday party underway! While BrightStart’s newest center in Winter Garden continues to grow, this […]

  • BrightStart at the 2018 Make ‘m Smile Event

    The annual Make ‘m Smile event from Nathaniel’s Hope just gets bigger every year. Rain or shine the party celebrating kids with special needs takes over Lake Eola in downtown Orlando, and team members from BrightStart Pediatrics were there again to make the sun shine just a little brighter. Just sharing the BrightStart love Our […]

  • Nursing, Therapy, Superheroes

    You can be sure the summer is almost here with the annual visit of our super friends, the Guardians of Justice. It was a real collision of universes! Where else can you find cute patients, Mulan, Batman, Snow White, Kim Possible, Ron Stoppable & Rufus, Shego and Nightwing… all at the same time? Our hero friends […]

  • Spring Break Stories

    Spring break was last week – but we are still talking about how much fun we had! Of course it was all just a warm up for the great activities our little patients have in store in the coming months. To keep you smiling we’re sharing this small gallery of photos: BrightStart Sanford kids and […]

  • Goats and ducks and pigs, oh my!

    The crew at BrightStart Sanford enjoyed a spring break favorite on Wednesday when our friends from Noah’s Landing came to visit.   A variety of animals were on hand for some joy and reluctant curiosity. Sit back and get ready for some smiles – we’ve got plenty of photos to share.   Thanks to Candace […]

  • All Aboard for Spring Break!

    We’re growing at BrightStart Winter Garden! This is our second spring break celebration and our very first spring break field trip for our newest center.   Some of our gang took a jaunt downtown to get in touch with our local roots, with help from the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, where we visited the Heritage […]

  • Bouncing Into Spring Break!

    At BrightStart Orlando, a little overcast weather couldn’t dampen a day in the bounce house in the back play area on Monday. The gang actually got a jump on the party with a trip to the Florida Mall last week on Friday. Still to come this week for our southernmost center: movie time, the annual […]

  • Santa’s Sanford Session

    BrightStart Sanford put together a big holiday celebration for patients and families, topped off with a visit from Santa Claus himself! Santa brought gifts, cheer, and sometimes tears to all the good girls and boys. Now he’s on his way north, and said something about getting ready for a big day. BrightStart is so grateful […]

  • Santa Gets a Winter Garden Welcome!

    BrightStart Winter Garden got a Tuesday morning surprise visit from Santa Claus, and a gaggle of his elves, too! We were so glad to welcome a number of our families to a holiday celebration with plenty of fun … that is, a room of adults trying to coax children into visiting with the man in […]