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Child Life On Call: Parents of children with an illness or medical condition share their stories with a child life specialist

Aug 19, 2020

Meet Ashlyn, momma to her sweet and smiley boy, Myles. Myles was born with a rare disease that effects his limbs and other parts of his body. These symptoms are known as VACTERL association

As a self-proclaimed “planner," Ashlyn talks about the difficulties of having so many unknowns during her pregnancy and how...

Aug 12, 2020

Meet Maura Senneff, mom to sweet Ryan. Ryan is a thriving 8-year-old boy who has Down syndrome. The amazing advocate by his side, his momma Maura, describes that “zooming out” and looking at things from wide lens helped them turn Ryan’s health around.

She talks about small changes and the "no limits" attitude...

Aug 5, 2020

Katie talks to Dominique, mom to Mila, who shares her birth story and NICU experience. Born at just 1lb 11ounces at 26 weeks old, Mila has made tremendous progress thanks to proactive parents, therapies and her momma's un conditional love. 

Dominique talks about the fear that comes with being an African American...