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Therapeutic Video Game Guide

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Annual Support

Since 2003 Child’s Play has partnered with children’s hospitals all across the globe. Network hospitals receive an annual monetary contribution and in-kind donations celebrating Christmas in July. Where available, partner hospitals have Amazon Wishlists tailored to their specific needs. Child’s Play also supports hospitals by providing resources like The Therapeutic Video Game Guide and acting as a hub of knowledge where gaming and technology are concerned in the children’s hospital setting.

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Capacity Building Grants

Capacity building grants are given to pediatric hospitals to strengthen and expand their Child Life center. This grant provides funding for Pediatric Gaming and Technology Specialists, as well as funding for long term investments in Child Life.

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Equipment Grants

Equipment grants are awarded to pediatric hospitals and other child welfare organizations to help them update the games and technology they have, to continue to improve what they have to offer to the kids they care for.

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Therapeutic Video Game Guide

Child’s Play understands that not all Child Life Specialists are gamers. This guide was developed to help them be more intentional about the games they offer to patients. In collaboration with market research experts at Circana, and mental health professionals at the University of California San Diego, the Therapeutic Video Game Guide helps children in hospitals cope with pain, sadness, anxiety, and boredom. This resource is gifted to network hospitals to further support the use of therapeutic gaming and helping children to Play Games, Feel Better™.

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We don't know where we would be without the ongoing and incredibly generous support of Child's Play. Technology is such an important medium for so many of our patients...

— Janet Burke

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