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When your child is sick or has a chronic illness, it can be stressful to deal with the medical system. Get tips on how to make the most of your experience at Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Kids who are dealing with medical stress may struggle with their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. In this toolkit, pediatric experts from Children's Hospital Colorado explain differences between typical coping and potential issues.
Get practical tips for helping kids cope with worries about medical procedures and surgeries, from the pediatric experts at Children's Hospital Colorado.
Get tips for transitioning your child from a pediatric model of care (where parents make most of the decisions) to an adult model of care (where the patient takes responsibility for decision-making).
Children with chronic conditions and their families face ongoing medical appointments and procedures, as well as changes in daily life. In this toolkit, experts from Children's Hospital Colorado offer new ways of coping with these changes that can help build resilience.
Parenting a child with chronic illness can be a challenge for the entire family. Experts from Children's Hospital Colorado offer tips on dealing with anger, sadness and worry, paired with invasive medical procedures, medication side effects and disruptions to family routine.
This “toolkit” is a parent's guide for coping with the stresses of chronic illness, from navigating the medical system to juggling medical needs and school to managing daily routines.