Hospital Prom brings Joy to Pediatric Patients

Child life specialists celebrate milestones and bring a sense of normalcy to hospitalized children. Birthdays, holidays and special events are all recognized, so children and teens can feel that simple joy of being in the moment. Funding can be a challenge though.

I’m excited to share that the Joy in Childhood Foundation is offering a teen prom grant for hospitals, the deadline is August 31, 2019.

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We are more than toy librarians. The invaluable role of a Certified Child Life Specialist

Sami Rundo is a Certified Child Life Specialist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She participated in a hospital sponsored event, called DISCOVERYx2019, where she educated and shared her role as a specialist working with pediatric patients and families. The attendees were both medical and non-medical professionals.

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Empowering Kids with Food Allergies: Mighty Jax

Educate and empower kids with food allergies through the help of The Mightiest Me.  Laurie Margolis, is the creator and author of the Mighty Jax and The Cookie Surprise. She also lives with severe food allergies herself, along with her two sons.

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