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Back to School: Support and Supplies

It’s hard to believe we are so quickly watching summer slip through our fingertips. Before we have even begun to adjust to the hot summer months, it seems the anticipation of returning to “a normal routine” feels both exciting and terrifying.

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8 Great Ways to Use Stickers with Kids in the Hospital

In the hospital setting, child life specialists use stickers in every unit and for countless reasons. I’ve compiled my favorite ways to use stickers in the hospital setting.

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8 Great Ways to Use Stickers in the Hospital (Video)

Looking for something new for your hospitalized patients? Take a look at these ideas from Katie Taylor, CCLS, of ways to use stickers in the hospital!

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Beat Back to School Anxiety

For many children, returning to school brings the joy of seeing friends and teachers. For others, the return may not be as exciting. Children with autism or sensory integration disorder may need to return to school with tools to help them process the new emotions that they are feeling.

Yesterday

Community Helpers and Interactive Play

A great way to teach how valuable teachers, nurses, police officers, and firefighters are in our lives is through interactive play. This amazing set I found at SmileMakers helps you teach your young patients how important these people are to them and the community they live in.

Yesterday

How to Have Fun Even with A Latex Allergy

As a child, this should not deter the ability to learn and have a good time like other children do. SmileMakers provides latex free products for children that will allow them to enjoy everyday items just like their peers.

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