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In honor of Child Life Awareness Month, Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Child Life program coordinator, Wendy Lane, has written a guest editorial on the benefits of child-directed play for hospitalized children. When we think of children, many of us imagine … Continue reading
Far too often, in the classroom or on the streets, we hear people using the word “R” word, “retard” in an insensitive or bullying way. Many people don’t understand the weight that one word can carry for people with developmental … Continue reading
February is American Heart Awareness Month — a time when our nation comes together to prevent and reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease. Efforts range from very local initiatives — including the Heart Ball in Rochester that took place earlier … Continue reading
Here at Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, we’re committed to mending hearts and saving lives. Claire Elizabeth Kowal came into this world with the cards stacked against her. Before she was born, her parents Jennifer … Continue reading