Assessment & Intervention: Technology in Pediatrics

Assessment & Intervention: Technology in Pediatrics

We are living in a time where the technology we have at our fingertips influences every aspect of our daily lives. From the moment we wake up we are inundated with news, social media feeds, programs that give us directions, traffic updates, recipes – anything we...
Prescription for Play

Prescription for Play

In keeping with our seriously fun play-theme of the month, we reached out to Deborah Vilas, a Licensed Social Worker, Early Childhood Special Educator, Certified Child Life Specialist (and more…scroll to the bottom to read how awesome she is) to get her take on...
Play as Powerful Healing – A Look into Medical Camps with Dr. Ben

Play as Powerful Healing – A Look into Medical Camps with Dr. Ben

Let us catch you up….we are delving hardcore into what it means to play, and why it is CRITICAL to understand it and incorporate it into your pediatric healthcare practices. Our last blog segment by Dr. Ben attempted to shine light on the Power of Play by going beyond...
Purposeful Play as Powerful Healing, by Dr. Ben

Purposeful Play as Powerful Healing, by Dr. Ben

When we decided to focus on the importance of play in healthcare this month, we reached out to one of the gurus of cultivating playful experiences for children in the face of great challenge – Dr. Ben Meisel. Propelled by his belief in the power of play, Dr. Ben...
When it Comes to Kids, the Hospital, and Play…We Mean Business

When it Comes to Kids, the Hospital, and Play…We Mean Business

HAPPY NEW YEAR! This year, we thought we’d kick off 2017 by focusing on something fun – PLAY. Everyone, young and old, here and there, across the world plays. At The Standish Foundation for Child and Family Centered Healthcare, we know how important play is to...
We’ll Be OK

We’ll Be OK

Sean and Brodie Copeland, the two Americans killed in the terrorist attack in Nice were from Lakeway, Texas where Standish Foundation for Child & Family Centered Healthcare is based. We would like to extend our sympathy to the entire Copeland family especially...