Digging Deep Blog
Colette Case, one of the pioneers of Child Life care, explains how child life specialists are constantly expanding their roles to accommodate the needs of the most medically fragile children.
Child Life Specialists make sure that gains in the physical side for a child facing health challenges and hospitalization do not have to come at the expense of the emotional side.
The Four Agreements are a concise list of things that, when put into practice, can help to bring peace and happiness to your life. Easy, right? Let’s break it down.
Kids aren’t born with an understanding of what emotions mean – they’re as much at the mercy of their joy and anger and sadness as you are.
Make space for your child to be heard and respected in their push and pull with emotions.
At Digging Deep, we see unlimited potential for serious games to help teens work through the emotional challenges that invariably hit them when facing a significant health issue, whether this be due to physical or mental health.
Digging Deep is overjoyed and humbled to announce that we will be releasing a digital game to help young people who deal with severe health challenges progress through their emotional journey of healing.
For families with challenges that we never anticipated and over which we may have little control, schedules give us a “home base” that allow us to more successfully deal with the unexpected.
Dear Little Tay, I suppose by now you have found out the diagnosis. Don’t be afraid to say it, it is a word that holds no power (unless you allow it to).
“I hope that reading about characters who struggle will help people see that it’s okay to struggle,” says author Jennifer Yu.