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Ripple Effect

Few things make me happier than hearing from Bank Street Child Life alumni who are out there doing great things in the world. Every so often, I get a text or an email sharing the story of a successful activity that they did with a child. 603 more words

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When it comes to play, there is no need for toys. Let kids use their imagination to invent, explore and communicate.

Reach for It!

A community of street vendors lines the sidewalk around the corner from where I live. As I run the gauntlet of tourists and fellow New Yorkers, my yellow lab-pit mix lunges at an unsuspecting flock of pigeons. 443 more words

Advice For Child Life Specialists


Students fill the parish hall with a flurry of movement as they zip up their gowns, laugh at the silly sleeves and talk on cell phones with late comers stuck in traffic.  660 more words

Advice For Child Life Specialists

Pushing Beyond the Writer's Block

I’m really good at procrastination, which unfortunately tends to blend into writer’s block. I have been struggling to find inspiration to write for the past few days. 719 more words

Following My Intuition: My Love Story and Discovery of Child Life

Have you ever had a gut feeling that something was going to drastically change in your life or you were seeking to fulfill something deeper? This feeling resonated with me 11 years ago and forever changed me. 794 more words

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Fostering Global Competency among our Students

The members of GEC-NYC led a day-long professional development seminar, “Fostering Global Competency among our Students,” to both formal and non-formal educators and school administrators at… 208 more words