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Why does a child need a specialized rehabilitation program?

Why does a child need a specialized rehabilitation program?

Patricia Mucia, RN

Nurse Care Coordinator, Shriners Hospital for Children - Chicago

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Children are not just little adults, and when you're in a rehabilitation situation with a bunch of adults, you may be treated differently. And, you won't have peers to learn from, and you won't realize that there are other children like y... Show More

Children are not just little adults, and when you're in a rehabilitation situation with a bunch of adults, you may be treated differently. And, you won't have peers to learn from, and you won't realize that there are other children like you. That does a world of good, letting children know that they're not alone. There's a lot of networking that goes between parents in a specialized rehab program for children, specialized for children. All of the professionals are used to dealing with children and working with children. We can make rehab fun.

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Why does a child need a specialized rehabilitation program?

Patricia Mucia, RN

Nurse Care Coordinator, Shriners Hospital for Children - Chicago

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Children are not just little adults, and when you're in a rehabilitation situation with a bunch of adults, you may be treated differently. And, you won't have peers to learn from, and you won't realize that there are other children like you. That does a world of good, letting children know that they're not alone. There's a lot of networking that goes between parents in a specialized rehab program for children, specialized for children. All of the professionals are used to dealing with children and working with children. We can make rehab fun.

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