What patients and families need to know
Reading "The Invisible String"
Sometimes we feel alone and sometimes we are separated from people, animals and things we love, especially when we are in the hospital. One mom reassures her kids that love connects them at all times no matter how far apart they are.
"The Invisible String," by Patrice Karst and Geoff Stevenson and the art directive, offers creative reassurance and comfort in uncertain times. Kids can trace their hands and connect them with their parent, caregiver or friend as a visual reminder of the powerful bond of love.
Listen to this story, read by Heather Stemas, M.Ed., ATR-BC, LCPAT, an art therapist with Children's National Hospital Creative and Therapeutic Art Services.
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