Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Contact: TEC Center, [email protected]

Venue: Erikson Institute, Room 205

Address: 451 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL, United States  Map

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iPads and other technology have changed the way children and families handle hospitals visits and procedures.

Join us at Erikson for a discussion of innovative strategies child life specialists are implementing with technology to support the needs of children and families during their hospital experience.

University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital child life specialists Chelsea Cress and Kathleen O’Sullivan, an Erikson graduate, will share how and why they have used technology in their work and share effective ways to:

  • Enhance communication between children and families
  • Help children prepare for medical procedures and cope during surgery
  • Store educational and preparation materials for professional management

Learn more about iPads at Comer Children’s Hospital »


RSVP to [email protected].

This conversation is hosted by Erikson’s TEC Center (Technology in Early Childhood).