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Communication and Coping During Hospital Visits and Hospitalizations: Preparing for Success

06/26/18
Charles River Center, Needham

On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, the Charles River Center in will be hosting a seminar, in conjunction with Boston Childrens Hospital, entitled, Communication and Coping During Hospital Visits and Hospitalizations: Preparing for Success. 

Presenting the discussion will be Kristen Diezel, MS, CCLS , a Certified Child Life Specialist in the Autism Spectrum Center at Boston Childrens Hospital and Michelle Howard, MS, CCC-SLP, a Speech Language Pathologist at Boston Children's Hospital.   

Topics will include:

  • What makes hospital visits and hospitalizations so difficult for patients with complex developmental needs?
  • Consideration when planning for upcoming admissions and how to access resources
  • What services are available in both inpatient and outpatient settings and how to advocate for support from Child Life Specialists, Speech-Language Pathologists, etc.
  • Online resources to prepare for and use during hospitalizations and hospital visits (i.e., websites, Social Stories, other educational materials) 

For more detailed information, please refer to the following informational flyer

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Carly Ackerley at cackerley@charlesrivercenter.org or (508) 651-5913

 

 


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