“The time that I gave was so appreciated, but I also received so much from the experience. To be able to see the selflessness of the mother and family was amazing.”
“I can see personal changes within myself that I will take with me as I proceed into my professional career.”
“I did not realize the magnitude of knowledge and respect for disabled pediatric patients and their families that I would gain through this experience.”
* comments from student evaluations of the initial pilot of the Precious Time concept, conducted during the 2005-06 school year and involving twelve students and seven families.
The Precious Time pilot was conducted with much success and enthusiastic support from participating families.