Kids Kicking Cancer is a free non-contact karate program that teaches martial arts therapy. We work with over 90 hospitals and organizations across the US, Canada, Israel, Italy and South Africa. We provide virtual inpatient, home support and virtual classes in all locations.
Life Quilt is for patients and families approaching end of life. Each panel is an active, creative experience, designed to reduce anxiety, connect family members in support, and build a living Legacy.
Life Quilt is for patients and families approaching end of life. Each panel is an active, creative experience, designed to reduce anxiety, connect family members in support, and build a living Legacy. On this Blog - http://reimaginewellcommunity.com/weblog/life-quilt-1
PlayWell Child Life Services was created in 2013 to fill the need of medical support, coping and expressive interventions, grief and bereavement for 2-24 year olds in the community.
As a Child Life Spec. and grief counselor I 'play' end of life and grief so children can learn what end of life and death mean. www.playwellchildlfe.com
This is a greta resource fro adults to use with children, "I have a question about death" Arlen Grad Gaines, Meredith Englander Polsky, ihaveaquestion.com
Explaining death is not something we are prepared for, especially when we need to tell a child. Here are a few tips to help this process.
University Hospitals’ long-standing commitment to the community spans more than 150 years. This commitment has grown and evolved through significant thought and care in considering our community’s most pressing health needs.
Child Life is a good support tool from the very beginning. Ask your doctor or medical team if Child Life is available at your first appointment when uncertainty and questions are building. Having skills to manage the stress will help your mind engage with what the doctor is saying.
November 19, 2020 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM EST Kids Kicking Cancer will be going LIVE all day long on Facebook. More info in our latest blog! Join us for inspiration, motivation and connection!
Kids typically don't have the words to define what they feel, what they want to know or to tell you.
Loss encompasses many things, especially in 2020- loss of school and jobs, family events, social interactions, choice and lives. Kids miss the routines they would complain about, school they 'hated', and even the annoying kid on the bus.
As the Covid vaccine becomes for teens and children, fears of being poked start to grow. Here is a simple plan to empower the patient, minimize any discomfort and reduce a negative memory of medical care.
Resilience Skill 1
Meet Sensei Michael, he was in once a student in Kids Kicking Cancer, now he is an instructor and inspiration to anyone battling disease.
Check out this interview be prepared to be motivated and inspired!
Hi everyone check out this incredible journey and story by one our Instructors. He will inspire and motivate for sure!