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|May e-Newsletter Highlights|
Responding to the H1N1 Flu
|Many of us struggle with how to talk to our children about difficult issues. With all that's in the news lately with the threat of the flu, it's not surprising that some children might be fearful or confused. Find out how to protect you and your family and simple ways to talk to your child about the flu. Read more >>|
Feature Story: Augmentative Communication
Augmentative and Alternative Communication is one of the many therapies that are available at Franciscan. The Augmentative Communication and Assistive Technology Clinic at Franciscan helps functionally non speaking patients 'find their voices'
with the aid of medical technology. Read more>>
Send in the Clowns!
Seeing Tic Toc and Kowgirl Koo come around the corner was a welcome change of pace for some of the children on the Rehabilitation units a couple of weeks ago. With an arsenal of props, funny songs and jokes, two clowns from the Hearts & Noses organization spread all the cheer they could! Read more >>
New Playroom Opened on Medical Unit
The Medical Unit recently received a face-lift with the completion of a modern play space for patients and their families. The newly renovated space was officially opened for use at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on May 1. Read more >>
WATCH Conference: World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (WATCH) will hold its Annual Summer Safety conference at FranciscanHospital for Children. WATCH is a consumer advocacy organization which shares our vision of protecting the health and wellbeing of children.
Heartbreak Hill 5K: Join us at this year's Heartbreak Hill 5K Run/Walk. This is a community event that will raise funds and serve as a platform to increase awareness of the Hospital’s mission.