When Play Matters Most
Children suffering from traumatic illnesses and
injuries gain powerful benefits from medical play.
Poked, prodded and pricked by more medical devices than any young child should have to endure, Christopher was understandably wary of what his doctors, nurses and specialists might do next. Undergoing hospice care at home, the terminally ill 6-year-old was tired of all the medical personnel parading in and out of his house. So were his parents.