Children in Hospital Ireland Information Hub


The Information Hub for Children in Hospital Ireland


Widgit/Symbol Flashcards and Booklets – Hospital admissions, appointments and procedures


Download Resource Packs provides a section with free symbol/widget based flashcards and booklets to help prepare children with additional needs for hospital appointments, procedures or staying in hospital. Please note this resource is from a UK website.

Preparing a child with a learning disability for hospital – video


Preparing a child with a learning disability for hospital

This video shows interviews with parents of children with a learning disability. The parents share experiences and different ways they prepare their child for going to hospital, the doctor, the dentist or the optometrist. Please note this is resource is from a UK website.

Child friendly videos and information about hospital tests and procedures


This website provides lots of resources about going to hospitals, procedures and equipment. You can use the videos, information sheets and other resources to help you prepare your child and know what to expect before a procedure, appointment or hospital admission.

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