Top 10 Reasons to Call a Child Life Specialist 1. Child/Patient needs preparation for invasive procedure. 2. Child/Patient is having difficulty coping with a necessary procedure, i.e., crying, fighting or hiding. 3. Child/Patient exhibits oppositional behavior, refusing to cooperate without anger or hostility. 4. Child/Patient or siblings expressContinue reading

People always think that you must be cold and hard to be able to work with kids and families who are suffering so much,” said Howard. “But it’s my compassion and heart that allows me to do just that. Sara Howard, http://www.newswise.com/articles/compassion-key-to-being-a-child-life-specialist