Learning for Life: Child Life specialists making hospital experience less scary

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on March 3, 2010 at 11:48 AM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 19 at 9:50 AM

Being in the hospital is a scary experience for everyone, but if you're a child, the big machines, needles and medical words can be even more frightening.

Some hospitals have experts called "Child Life specialists" who are there to help explain things to children and make their medical experience less scary - even fun! Swedish Medical Center Child Life specialist Evi Feltus explains more.

Go to the Thrive By Five Web site for more information about Child Life specialists.

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