A Child Life Specialist is providing therapeutic play with a young child by making paper airplanes. The goal of this activity is to distract the young boy from being anxious or fearful during his time in the hospital.
EEG Explanation and Information. This information would be great for parents of a child about to get an EEG. The parents may feel more prepared for the procedure after reading this and could positively affect the way their child feels about the procedure.
Boozle the teaching bear has a removable and replaceable shunt to teach little ones about their VP shunt & procedures. This is made for children with Hydro but I think it'd be good for children with IH too!
This link provides ideas for developmentally appropriate medical play for different age groups. Developmental & psychosocial goals: familiarization, express feelings, communication, social-emotional skills, comfort and distraction