Special Stories

21st January 2019
Clowndoctors with pupil

Rhythm and song in the classroom

The Clowndoctors have specialist training to work with children with severe learning disabilities. They use techniques such as intensive interaction to ‘learn the language’ of each […]
21st January 2019
Clowndoctors in hospital

Laughter is a healer

The Clowndoctors make children laugh. Laughter physically relaxes us and reduces stress.  Research has shown that humour helps us to cope with pain, stress and adversity. […]
14th August 2018
Clowndoctors with patient

“I want to be one of you”

Ruridh* is a 7 year old boy who contracted a brain infection whilst being treated for the flu. When the clowndoctors met him, he was using […]
31st May 2018

Magic Ice Cream!

Recently at one of the hospitals the Clowndoctors visit they came across an 8 year old girl having some vanilla ice cream after an operation. When […]
3rd May 2018

Laughter is the best medicine.

Dr Mousse sent us this wonderful story about a boy aged four at the Sick Kids who was in Ward 7 then Ward 2 who has […]
3rd May 2018

The Bahookie song

The Clowndoctors recently visited a very unwell 6 year-old boy. In his room he was propped up against pillows in his bed by the window. We […]
3rd May 2018


We were asked to visit Joe, an 8 year old boy whom we had visited previously. Joe has complex needs and has some vocabulary that he […]