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Supporting families of children facing life altering illness

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For some related articles please see the list below.  


When your child is diagnosed with chronic illness: How to cope

http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/chronic-illness-child.aspx


10 Ways to Cope with a Child's Chronic Illness

http://www.parenting.com/child/health/10-ways-to-cope-childs-chronic-illness


Summer reading list: Turn your everyday kid into a resilient revolutionary

https://www.adn.com/opinions/2016/05/29/summer-reading-list-turn-your-everyday-kid-into-a-resilient-revolutionary/



Research from Academic Institutions



Children with Chronic Conditions | Michigan Medicine

http://www.med.umich.edu/yourchild/topics/chronic.htm


This Isn't the Way I Thought It Would Be: Coping with a Child's Chronic Illness | University of Florida The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS)

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy1079


Other organizations that can help


Family Voices is a national, nonprofit, family-led organization promoting quality health care for all children and youth, particularly those with special health care needs.
http://www.familyvoices.org/index_html

 

Caregiver Action Network

http://www.caregiveraction.org/

Creative Arts Therapies: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
http://www.chop.edu/services/creative-arts-therapies


Art and Healing Organizations & Programs
https://www.healing-power-of-art.org/art-and-healing-organizations/


Children’s Music Fund
http://www.thecmf.org/


Patient Advocate Foundation
http://www.patientadvocate.org/