ATLANTA, Georgia - The International Children's Advisory Network, Inc. (iCAN) is putting a spotlight on a terrific organization call Hearts Connected. Hearts Connected is a professional organization supporting children through challenging situation. Through Hearts Connected, Certified Child Life Specialists serve parents and children within the United States. They offer private, convenient, customized, and affordable services; supporting parents, caregivers and children through grief, difficult transitions, anxiety and any difficult circumstance.
As shared on the Hearts Connected website at www.heartsconnected.org, families can seek support through:
Preparing families for procedures, medical or dental visits, and doctor appointments
Helping parents through conversations regarding grief, loss, and end of life circumstances
Supporting kids in overcoming medical challenges with medications and fear of doctor visits
Navigating discussions related to life transitions such as divorce, imprisonment, or deployment.
Helping children understand a new diagnosis and navigating the care that is involved
Support for the sibling of the child with special needs.
Developing success strategies for new routines virtual learning and social distancing
This invaluable service to support children and families has been instrumental in creating balance and well-being. To learn more about Hearts Connected, visit www.heartsconnected. org. To further engage with an iCAN chapter or to support kids through sharing their voices, visit www.icanresearch.org.