Less anesthesia – More play for MRIs

Another great way to help kids cope with a medical experience!

PediaPlay

ilovemri Erik Ranschaert and Ben Taragin

Dr. Benjamin Taragin knows a lot about what kids need when facing radiology scans. He has spearheaded the production of a miniature MRI model using toy building blocks, so that children can play about their experiences before and after scans. When I asked Dr. Ben about how this all came about, he shared the following narrative. We hope you will be inspired by his story and jump on board to help make his I Love MRI kits available to any child in need of an MRI.

“I have always been fascinated by LEGO ®. There is something soothing about raking the pile with your hands trying to find the perfect piece to complete your next build. It was with this mindset, that I was helping my son, Yoni, build one of his projects (clearly there is no pleasure in this for me ;)). As we…

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