“Something’s not right.” It’s a phrase pediatricians commonly hear from parents when they are concerned that their child may not be developing normally. Pediatricians in general practice often refer … [Read more...] about Timely Assessment of Developmental Delays
Before she could even walk, Elizabeth loved to swing the kitchen mop around to “help” her mamá, Nidia, with the cleaning. Nidia was always very careful to put the mop away when she left the room. One … [Read more...] about Elizabeth’s Story Patient Shares Her Shriners Hospitals for Children Journey as Inspiration to Others
Alden may be only six, but he alreaAldendy wants to give back to kids who are less fortunate than himself. He knows first-hand how amazing the care at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston … [Read more...] about Alden’s Story: 6-Year-Old Patient Collects Piles of Pull-Tabs to Help Other Kids
Two years ago, during an annual physical prior to entering fourth grade, David's pediatrician noticed a curve in his back. He ordered tests that confirmed David had juvenile idiopathic scoliosis, and … [Read more...] about David Has Abs Of Steel!
CERTIFIED child life specialists (CCLS), who have advanced training in child development and developmentally appropriate interventions, work in partnership with doctors, nurses, social workers, and … [Read more...] about Child Life Specialist Month: Managing Anxiety In The Cast Room