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 The ACLP office will be closed for the holidays from Monday, December 23rd through Wednesday, January 1st.
All orders in the online Child Life Store received after noon on December 19th will be filled and shipped in the new year.

Certified Child Life Specialists provide evidence-based, developmentally appropriate interventions including therapeutic play, preparation and education that reduce fear, anxiety, and pain for children and youth.

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Katie Glass 

Meredith Cooper, MA, CCLS, LPC
Melissa Hicks, MS, CCLS, LPC, RPT-S


Meredith and Melissa noticed a gap in child life services and founded a non-profit that provides free professional support for children and teens during a parent's serious illness.

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