Child Life Specialists Help Pediatric Cancer Patients Cope


August 18, 2014

A Philadelphia Inquirer article explores the role of child life specialists in the care of children with cancer and other serious illnesses. A patient at Penn Medicine’s Roberts Proton Therapy Center is profiled, highlighting the specialized waiting room for children in the proton center and some of the therapeutic play techniques that child life specialists from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia use to help children understand and cope with the therapies and procedures they are undergoing.

Philadelphia Inquirer article