Family Support

Dedicated child life staff

Child life specialists, along with music and art therapists, continue to use creativity and compassion to provide bedside medical play and preparations for procedures; familiarization with age-appropriate coping strategies; accompaniment during medical interventions; continued education to families and staff; and general play opportunities. A full-time teacher provides educational services for children during extended stays. Our young patients also enjoy regular visits from local athletes, their favorite superheroes, and other fun friends.

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