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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

Mar 27, 2024

"As a child life specialist, watching my tiniest patients grow and accomplish so many things is my favorite part of the job." - Julie, Certified Child Life Specialist

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In this heartfelt episode of Child Life On Call, we celebrate Child Life Month by diving deep into the dedicated world of child life...

Mar 20, 2024

"Having a medically complex child, it's like everything's fine. And then, you know, we have a morning where we've thrown up a lot or our blood pressure is too low, and it just doesn't look good. You just never know what you're going to get." - Lyndsey, Episode 211

In this deeply moving episode, we are joined by Lyndsey,...

Mar 13, 2024

"Love is the most powerful force in the universe, and the invisible string is a testament to the connections that bind us all." - Patrice Karst

In this special Child Life Month episode, Katie Taylor sits down with Patrice Karst, the beloved author of "The Invisible String" and several other impactful books. They explore...

Mar 6, 2024

Advocacy, Compassion, Innovation: Elise's Child Life Journey

"Working with children with medical complexity and developmental differences isn't just a job; it's rooted in who I am." - Elise Cofer, CCLS

Research Article: Fitting the Pieces Together 

Lead Researcher: Elise Cofer

In this captivating episode of Child Life On...