Tag Archives: Child Life

Why Play in the Hospital?

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

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In the News: Boy with Cancer Gives Back

  In January, 6-year-old Nolan Redhead was still recovering from a serious bout with Burkitt’s lymphoma, an aggressive form of cancer. Now, he’s helping kids at Golisano Children’s Hospital, in the same way that others helped him during his hospital … Continue reading

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A Boy Overcomes Rare Autoimmune Disease and is Standing Strong Again

Gordon Guest didn’t think too much of it when Joshua, then 3, fell a few times one summer afternoon near their home in Dryden, N.Y. Kids often get clumsy during a growth spurt or when they’re tired. He brought Josh … Continue reading

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