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Therapy for Your Child and You

BLOGTherapy for Your Child and You By Katherine Okonak, LSW, Center for Healthcare Delivery Science, Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress, Nemours Children’s Health System When your child and family experience a serious medical illness or injury, everything changes....

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Helping Children Cope with Disruptive Events

BLOGHelping Children Cope with Disruptive Events By Kathy Pfeiffer, RN, BSN, Area Director, Clinical Operations, BAYADA Home Health Care Summertime usually brings a lot of fun – pools, long days of sunlight, picnics and more. But it can also bring an uptick of natural...

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Introducing JustSibs (Formerly SibSpace)

BLOGIntroducing JustSibs Today, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of JustSibs, a place just for pre-teens and teenagers who have a brother or sister with an illness or injury. If you’ve been to CopingSpace before, or lived through it, you know – a child’s illness...

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Preparing Your Child for an MRI Scan

BLOGPreparing Your Child for an MRI Scan Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI for short, is an increasingly common diagnostic test for the simple reason that it’s safe, effective and painless. Like an X-Ray or CT scan, it takes detailed pictures of the body’s organs and...

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Describing the Sibling Grief Experience

BLOGFinding Words When Words Aren’t Enough—Describing the Sibling Grief Experience Lynn Shattuck / January 23, 2021 I was browsing Facebook the other day when I came across this question on a page I follow: What is the one thing you wish people had said to you after...

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How to Help a Friend Through the Holidays

BLOGHow to Help a Friend Through the Holidays December 5, 2020 The holidays can be a time of joy, wonder and gratitude. They can also be a time of high stress, sadness, and endless logistics and errands. Add on a child with an illness or injury and it’s enough to...

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How to Have Difficult Conversations with Friends and Family

BLOGSocial Distancing and Health Precautions: How to Have Difficult Conversations with Friends and Family October 29, 2020 With the approach of flu season, a global pandemic, and caring for a child with a life-changing illness or injury, it’s likely you are taking a...

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