“A day in the life of a hospital birthday celebration” Source: http://www.chicagonow.com/ay-mama/2011/11/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-hospital-birthday-celebration/
Happy world Down Syndrome awareness day, everyone! Has your heart been touched by someone special with Down Syndrome? What does this day mean to you?
Positively St. Louis: Specialists keeping child patients calm at St. Louis Children’s Hospital Source: http://www.ksdk.com/news/article/366841/3/Specialists-keeping-child-patients-calm-at-hospital (Source: http://download.macromedia.com/)
Dell Children’s Medical Center has some great resources to help children understand their reason for being in the hospital. Source: http://galleries.statesman.com/gallery/dell-childrens-medical-center-121110/#145758
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
Pediatric pain relief… without the pills Source: http://www.wfaa.com/news/health/Pediatric-Pain-Relief-Without-the-Pills-195405451.html (Source: http://www.wfaa.com/)
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
Check out the March 2013 issue of Parents magazine for their picks of ‘America’s 10 best hospitals for kids’ – are any in your area?
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia made it on this list of top 10 colorful & beautiful buildings. Source: http://www.mostbeautifulpages.com/2012/12/top-10-colorful-and-beautiful-buildings.html