I would love to see this type of focused art offered as a Therapeutic Art Activity or Guided Imagery within a Child Life Program. So many amazing ways to refocus!
#ChildLife #ArtTherapy #CreativeArts #Hospital #Medical #Storytelling #Guidedimagery #Playitout #Misconceptions #Focus
Parenting is tough job! Any previous expectations of what we thought parenting would be, and the ideas of crafts and books OH MY!
Having a What Would My Mom Do moment?
Tough days happen! It's OK. In fact, It's great, you can now accept the profound reality that you are raising a little person who may not be the person you thought they would be like.
Good news! Your child will be OK, better than OK, Love and Happiness come from a child's ability to #PLAY. Play is a child's work, thus they are learning, understanding and relating with the world through #Play.
So get outside, let go of your 'to-do's' and Pintrest boards, Let loose and get down on your child's level, These will be the best memories they and you will cherish!
National Academy of Neuropsychology Foundation (NAN) and National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA)have joined forces on a national and local grassroots campaign to educate the public, athletes, health professionals, coaches, parents, administrators and others about concussion in sports Raising Concussion Awareness Educational DVD, “Concussions in Football: Signs, Symptoms and Playing Safe” which is available online.
Related Article as psoted on Huffinton Post: Parents Need Answers About Youth Sports Concussions
On March 29, 2011 Colorado Governor Hickenlooper signed in to law ‘Jake Snakenberg Youth Sports Concussion Act’ making Colorado one of the dozen states to enact legislation.
The bill requires that coaches receive education about concussion, that a student athlete is removed from the field of play if a concussion is suspected and that the student be signed off by a healthcare professional before returning to play. There are multiple safety steps put into effect to ensure you can safely cheer your all-star on again quickly! The Act went into effect January 1, 2012.
While this act of legislation may seem like overkill to so many who witness their kids and family members take some hard hits; the data has been significantly clear- It’s not worth the risk, miss a game or two or increase the possibility of missing ever playing again due to life threatening injuries.
Click here to take the Active online Concussion Training