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Soy Mamá: ¿Por qué es importante saber que es una Child Life Specialist*?

(*Utilizaré el nombre en inglés ya que no existe una traducción aprobada)

Si eres como yo, probablemente brincaste de una prueba de embarazo positiva a “Ojalá tenga los ojos de su papá, el sentido del humor de su abuelo, la ternura de su abuela, etc.” Con la expectativa y esperanza de tener un embarazo, un parto y sobre todo un bebé saludable. 1,612 more words

Child Life Specialist

Autism Awareness!

Happy Autism Awareness month, i’ve been so busy I haven’t got to posting something about Autism Awareness Month! We just got a furry new family member that has been keeping me rather busy when I am not working my crazy new schedule. 168 more words


Personally, I feel pain management is one of our main goals as a CCLS. I am an ED CCLS, and I have been my whole career thus far. 427 more words

Child Life

Speaking for Two; A Loving Mother and Advocate

With the celebration of Child lIfe month, I asked a friend of mine to write her story of being a mom to her son Andrew, who has special needs. 1,119 more words

Child Life

Internship #2 Update

Time has flown by and I’m excited and sad to be nearing the end of this crazy journey. This week is the final week of my internship in the SickKids Emergency Department and the week after is the final week of classes. 578 more words


Could it be, finally, this is, "the doorway to blessing?"

What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies

within us.(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Putting  my life on hold, waiting for the storms to pass, is not my style. 288 more words

What is a child life specialist?

I am a teacher,
A helping hand,
A support,
An advocate,
An active listener,
A therapeutic touch,
And a child development specialist

A distraction provider, 440 more words

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