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Child Life On Call: Parents of children with an illness or medical condition share their stories with a child life specialist

Parents of children with an illness or medical condition share their stories in safe, supportive interviews with a Child Life Specialist. Navigating life with a child who is sick can feel isolating, and this podcast offers parents a sense of connection. Hosted by Katie Taylor, a Certified Child Life Specialist who provides evidence-based, developmentally appropriate interventions to help promote positive coping with hospitalization and illness.

info_outline Episode 120 | How to Stay Present... Not Perfect 05/18/2022
info_outline Episode 119 | Michelle’s Story: A Son’s Pediatric Rehab Experience 05/11/2022
info_outline Episode 118 | How to Give Your Child Medicine 05/04/2022
info_outline Episode 117 | [Repost] Ashlyn’s Story: A Son with VACTERL Association 04/27/2022
info_outline Episode 116 | Psychosocial Considerations for Parents of Tweens and Teens 04/20/2022
info_outline Episode 115 | Megan’s Story: A Son with Williams Syndrome 04/13/2022
info_outline Episode 114 | How to Talk with Kids About Child Abuse with Jane Donovan 04/06/2022
info_outline Episode 113 | Amy’s Story: A Son with Craniopharyngioma 03/30/2022
info_outline Episode 112 | Sehreen’s Story: A Daughter Requires Neurosurgery 03/23/2022
info_outline Paige’s Story: A Daughter with Nursemaid’s Elbow 03/16/2022
info_outline A 12 Minute Talk with Dr. Jin Lee, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist 03/09/2022
info_outline Episode 109 | Dimitra’s Story: A Son with Transposition of the Great Arteries and Coarctation of the Aorta 03/02/2022
info_outline Episode 108 | Melissa’s Story: A Son with Transposition of the Great Arteries 02/23/2022
info_outline Episode 107 | How to Support Healthy Children of Adults with Illness with Julie May 02/16/2022
info_outline Episode 106 | Elizabeth’s Story: A Son with PANDAS 02/09/2022
info_outline Episode 105 | How Child Life Specialists Help Kids and Families After Disasters 02/02/2022
info_outline Episode 104 | Maureen’s Story: A Daughter with Bilateral Clubfoot 01/26/2022
info_outline Episode 103 | A Talk with an Expert: Kat Harrison on Living with Medical Challenges, Disability, Mental Health, and Chronic Illness 01/19/2022
info_outline Episode 102 | Betsy’s Story: Hope for HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy) 01/12/2022
info_outline Episode 101 | Christiana’s Story: A Son with Osteosarcoma 01/05/2022
info_outline Episode 100 | Thoughts about the Child Life Field 12/22/2021
info_outline Episode 99 | Kat’s Story: Chronic Illness as a Teenager 12/15/2021
info_outline Episode 98| Checking in with Meg and Jess from Friends with Fros 12/08/2021
info_outline Episode 97 | Samarrah’s Story: A Son with an Ependymoma Brain Tumor 12/01/2021
info_outline Episode 96 | Carrie’s Story: A Son with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus 11/24/2021
info_outline Episode 95 | How to Start a Gratitude Journal 11/17/2021
info_outline Episode 94 | Moira’s Story: Kids with Celiac Disease and Migraines 11/10/2021
info_outline Episode 93 | Expert Advice Every Parent Should Know From an Occupational Therapist 11/03/2021
info_outline Episode 92 | The Dad’s Perspective: A Son with a Rare Genetic Disease 10/27/2021
info_outline Episode 91 | How Do You Explain the COVID-19 Vaccine to Kids? 10/20/2021