Blog by two child life specialists working in the NICU - some helpful tips for distraction techniques with premature infants and developmentally appropriate play activities. Also contains some useful ideas for support groups for siblings of NICU patients.
This Kid-Friendly Explanation Of Death Will Change How You Think About The World
End of life - Being developmentally sensitive and using terms/ explainations a child will understand
You can succeed on the Child Life Exam and become a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) by learning critical concepts on the test so that you are prepared for as many questions as possible.
Child Life Interview Questions (Practicum and Internship)
I often receive e-mails from Child Life students asking what I would recommend to make their application POP when up against others applying for a practicum/internship. This is a very valid questio...
Providing information and entertainment to children and their families through the use of technology. Knowledge gives a child more control over his or her environment. Helps with development of autonomy and initiative.