How Child Life Can Help

Child life specialists help children and families cope with stress in the hospital or medical setting. Child life specialists use medical explanations, play, and teaching materials to help ease anxiety and prepare children and families for hospital stays, surgery, and other procedures.  

Learn more about:

Helping Kids Cope

Medical Play


Family and Sibling Support

Grief and Bereavement


To contact the Child Life Program at Children's Hospital,

call 864-455-7846 or email