One Last Hug

I came across this documentary this weekend on HBO. I definitely recommend it! It gives great insight to bereavement camps and the way children view death. According to my U-Verse info, it will be available until May 12, 2014. More info: http://onelasthug.com/ http://www.moyerfoundation.org/programs/camperin.aspx

From Cruelty to Understanding: Trends in Special Education

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”

This may look like just your average run of the mill 1940’s slinky, and it is…kind of. A slinky can be used by Child Life to teach a school aged patient about a lumbar puncture by comparing the slinky to a spine. Pretty cool, huh? It can also be used for endless fun if putContinue reading

A children’s hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., has opened its doors to the pets of its long-term patients. Healing Paws is a new dog visitation program at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, USA Today reports. It aims to make life a little bit better for its pediatric patients. Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/19/dogs-visit-hospitals-healing-paws_n_3616879.html

Children’s cancer center leverages superheroes to help patients through chemotherapy “The A.C.Camargo Cancer Center in São Paulo is recruiting superheroes in an attempt to help young patients better understand and cope with chemotherapy — a complex, daunting medical treatment irrespective of age. With the help of ad agency JWT, the medical facility is touting chemo toContinue reading