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A New Way To Travel

The Huffington Post featured a great article last week on a new invention to help kids in and out of the hospital. Kylie Simonds is a girl who has been busy working on a way to make it easier for kids to move around with an IV bag. 77 more words

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Welcome and Objective

Hi there!

Thanks for visiting the Child Life Cooperative.

My name is Allie. I am an aspiring Child Life Specialist about to begin my internship this Fall! 176 more words

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Helping Kids Understand Death

My kids have recently lost two adoring great grandparents. It hit our family hard and everyone is still mourning.

Working in a bereavement support group, I help children process death, put words to their feelings and learn healthy ways to cope. 305 more words


Thoughts on The Aspects of Play

I read a really interesting article on MommyBites that I wanted to share with you. It had great suggestions on how to encourage children to play. 84 more words

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A Case For More Play

I saw this great TEDx video on the importance of play for children that I wanted to share with you all. I thought it was very interesting hear his thoughts on a potential correlation between decreases in play and increases in mental health issues that children and adolescents experience. 69 more words

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Attention Students: Course Work Review

I received an email several days ago from the Child Life Council with information for students on the course work review service.  I wanted to share the information here to help spread the word.  236 more words

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Why I do what I do....

So I know I’ve talked many, many (MANY) times about how much I love my job, but it’s true; I have the best job in the world. 1,113 more words