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Access to Expert Care Helps Nyssa to Thrive

Nyssa has Turner Syndrome, a chromosomal abnormality that can cause a wide range of life-threatening medical issues. She was originally given a less than 2% chance of surviving to full-term, but Nyssa defied the odds.

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A Day in the Life of a Child Life Specialist

Foster Rosemund is a Certified Child Life Specialist at Children’s Hospital Colorado. As part of the Child Life team, she works in the hospital’s cardiac units, helping patient families facing difficult diagnoses to cope. Here, Foster shares about a typical day on the job.

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Give Comfort & Joy

There is no good time for a child to be in the hospital. Your generosity can give comfort and joy to patients and families for the holidays.

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Pediatric Mental Health is in a ‘State of Emergency’

We have reached a critical juncture in our ability to address the pediatric mental health crisis. Suicide is the leading cause of death for kids starting at age 10 in Colorado, and thoughts of suicide or a suicide attempt are among the top reasons that patients come to our emergency departments.

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