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Child Life Services

For many children and families hospitalization and health care procedures bring new experiences, some of which may be stressful and frightening. In order to make hospitalization a positive and less stressful experience, Child Life Specialists provide:

  • Developmentally appropriate play activities in playrooms or at bedside
  • Preparation for medical procedures
  • Emotional support and distraction during medical procedures
  • Exploration about the medical environment through play
  • Sibling preparation and support
  • Grief support and resources

Family Resource Office
(402) 955-4014

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