Child Life Services

Child Life Services

Children and families can often experience fear and stress associated with medical care. Often times, the unknown is much scarier than the known. A Child Life Specialist aims to reduce stress, promote healthy coping experiences, and provide a sense of success. 

The Child Life Specialist often uses play with real and pretend medical equipment to help prepare children for upcoming events. A Child Life Specialist is a trained professional, working with the medical team to provide the best individualized care for children and families. To learn more about the training and services of a Child Life Specialist please visit

Related Resources

The following resources have been created for KAUST Health patients:

Connect with a Child Life Specialist

Child life services are available throughout all areas of KAUST Health on a part time basis. Please inform your nurse or email if you would like child life services.