Helping Children and their Families as they navigate the education and healthcare systems.
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    Book Chapters

  • • Weiner P, Hoffman M, Rosen C. Child Life and Education Issues: The Child with a Chronic Illness or Special Healthcare Needs. Chapter in: The Handbook of Child Life: A Guide for Pediatric Psychosocial Care. Thompson R., editor, Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 2009.

  • • Weiner P. Educational Consultant for Children with a Chronic Illness. Chapter in: Child Life Beyond the Hospital. Hicks, M, editor, Child Life Council Publisher, 2008.

  • Journal Articles

  • • Appell DJ, Hoffman MW, Speller NB, Weiner PL, and Meryash DL. Parents as Teachers: An Integral Component of a Developmental and Behavioral Pediatric Curriculum. JDBP 17105-6, 1996.

  • Bridging the gap; educational services within the scope of a child life program, Bulletin, (23)3, 2005.

  • • Weiner, P. Children with Special Healthcare Needs in Schools. Guest Editorial, Journal of the Council for Exceptional Children; Division of for Physical and Health Disabilities.

  • Parent Guide

  • • Weiner P., Going to the Doctor, Dentist or the Hospital: A helpful guide for parents to use with their children. "Practical tips and easy ways to help make visits to the doctor, dentist or the hospital a more comfortable experience for your child." Funded by: Schnurmacher Foundations (copyright 1999-2001)