child life
 n.— «In the United States, there is a specialist theory and support technique called “child life,” which aims to support children entering the hospital and their families from a psychological/social work point of view. People called Child Life Specialists (CLS) practice these techniques to alleviate the stress related to treatments and life in hospitals in general, including the period after the children are discharged from hospitals.» —“Ill kids deserve warm welcome back to school” by Kori Seki Asahi Shimbun (Japan) Aug. 18, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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