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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

Oct 25, 2023

It's a solo episode this week and our host, Katie Taylor, CCLS, dives in to what she experienced at the American Academy of Pediatrics Conference.

Katie talks about her travels to Chicago to train a group of clinicians in Chicago, and then her trip to DC where she had hundreds of conversations with pediatricians from...

Oct 18, 2023

This episode is a repost in honor of Spina Bifida awareness month. 

Are you a parent of a child with spina bifida who is seeking support and guidance to navigate the challenges of raising your child? Are you looking for increased understanding, support, and strategies to help you and your child thrive? Join us as we...

Oct 11, 2023

We wanted to repost this epsidoe to highlight that October is Learning Disabilities / Dyslexia / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Month. 

In a world of unexpected twists, sometimes the greatest surprises lie within our own children. Child Life Specialist, Shani Thornton's journey with her son's...

Oct 4, 2023

In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month we wanted to repost this episode to provide awareness to our community. 

Breast cancer survivor, Sara Olsher, battles the disease as a single parent, using her experience to empower others and create resources for families facing cancer, in a moving and...