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Kids helping kids: Introducing the Mott Kids4Kids video series

Debut video features Mott patients talking about adjusting to scars and other physical differences

One of the things I’ve learned in my time here at Mott Children’s Hospital is that sometimes kids themselves are the best teachers we have.

My colleague, Jacqueline Kaufman, PhD, and I developed the Kids4Kids video series to take advantage of the incredible expertise of the kids we work with to help other kids and families going through similar experiences.

Over the course of the next few weeks, we’ll be debuting a new Kids4Kids video for you each week.  This week’s video features kids sharing their experiences adjusting to a physical difference from their illness or treatment – things like scars, hair loss, or being in a wheelchair.

Tell us: 

What has helped you or your child cope with physical changes due to their medical condition or treatment?  Use the comments tool at the bottom of this post to share your experiences with others!

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best children's hospitalUniversity of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked one of the best hospitals in the country. It was nationally ranked in all ten pediatric specialties in U.S. News Media Group’s “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” and among the 10 best children’s hospitals in the nation by Parents Magazine. In December 2011, the hospital opened our new 12-story, state-of-the-art facility offering cutting-edge specialty services for newborns, children and women.

 

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