My favorite find of the month this month is an organization named“Hope Has Fun”. Founded by 10-year-old Isabella, Hope Has Fun brings the power of play to children in the hospital. Their current project is to collect items for Operation Smile’s Child Life program. This project will be open for anyone to participate inContinue reading “Favorite Find of the Month “
11-year-old Kylie Simonds is in the works to create a backpack that could replace IV poles for children in the hospital. This IV backpack would help take away the stigma of seeing “the dreaded IV pole” and help kids be kids a little more while in the hospital. This is such an amazing idea, you go,Continue reading “Genius idea from a genius girl!”
By having this fabulous blog to keep up to date, I am constantly looking for fun & new Child Life related things to spread the word on. This month, I came across http://www.childlifetechnology.org/ They are a group of tech-savy people who are here to “provide solutions to technology questions and challenges for caring child life professionals.”Continue reading “Favorite find of the month”
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Spreads Cheer With Pharrell Williams’ Hit “Happy” « CBS Miami. So proud to see these Child Life Specialists that taught me everything I know on the news! Click the link above to see the amazing work the Child Life team is doing at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. I’ll alwaysContinue reading “I love Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital!”
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The Child Life team at Joe DiMaggio Childre’s Hospital (where I completed my internship) made this AWESOME video for child life month! I love it, girls!
This is officially my first Child Life Month as a Child Life Specialist! I have a few ideas of fun & creative ways to celebrate at work & of course a few ideas for my blog as well! Stay tuned for updates!
One of my wonderful readers recently e-mailed me this infographic for me to post & spread the word about special education then & now. This is a topic that is near and dear to my heart as my mother owns and operates her own group home for people with disabilities and my best friends brotherContinue reading “From Cruelty to Understanding: Trends in Special Education”
Below are some of my favorite websites & organization that help support and raise awareness for those affected by childhood cancer: HeadbandsofHope.org – for every headband purchased, one is given to a girl with cancer and $1 is donated to the St.Baldricks foundation to help fund pediatric cancer research. In honor of Childhood cancer awarenessContinue reading “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month”
With the first day of Fall quickly approaching I am very excited for all the things going on during my favorite season this year. Aside from all things “pumpkin spice” making a comeback, there are lots of things going on here in South Florida relating to Child Life. First and foremost, I am starting myContinue reading “Fall is (almost) here!”