This list of medical apps that could be great tools to help hospitalized children. There are different apps for different topics and ages/developmental levels. Goals: familiarization, distraction, education, fun, independence (by gaining knowledge)
Our Series 30 Exam Flashcard Study System helps test takers prepare for the Branch Manager Examination - Futures, which is offered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) so that they can become a branch office manager
A Coping Toolbox filled with coping objects, items, photos, etc. for self care. This is a great idea for patients who need some coping skills. You can have them participate and make the toolbox together.
Child Life in the NICU - tips for distraction techniques with premature infants and developmentally appropriate play activities. Also contains some useful ideas for support groups for siblings of NICU patients.
Child Life Comfort Positions- A list of different positions the parent can hold their child when undergoing a procedure. This helps comfort the child by allowing the protective figures in their lives hold them when going through an invasive procedure.
Some children need a distraction when a child life specialist for example needs to give a shot. These toys can be helpful for distraction. Favorite distraction toys for a coping kit or emergency go- bag.
Ways to Help Prepare Your Child for Their Sibling's Surgery