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Joan AlpersDirector, Child Life ServicesChild Life
Joan Alpers specializes in child life and art therapy. She has more than 30 years of experience in making children’s hospital visits more comfortable, anxiety-free and, in many cases, fun. By incorporating medical play, which lets children use real or toy medical equipment, Joan helps prepare children for their medical treatment. She is a former president of Child Life of Greater NY.
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