Child Life Specialists are trained, certified members of the healthcare team
who focus on and attend to the emotional, social, and developmental needs of
hospitalized children and their families. By providing developmental,
educational and therapeutic play, Child Life Specialists work to reduce the
amount of stress associated with hospitalization.
The Child Life Department at Children’s Hospital conducts the pre-surgery
tours. For more information and to register for a tour, call 778-2154.
Highway 27 to Fourth Street (not Fourth Avenue) Exit (one-way); continue on
Fourth Street which merges and turns into Third Street (two-way) to Central
Avenue. Left on Central Avenue; left on Blackford Street and left into the
public parking garage.