Children's Hospital Colorado

Resources for Families from the Neuroscience Institute

We provide comprehensive care for developmental and nervous system disorders ranging from complex neurosurgery to cognitive and behavioral counseling.

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The Family Health Library

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The Family Health Library at Children's Hospital Colorado provides information in the broad areas of parenting, child development and medical illnesses in children.

The library is located on the first floor of the hospital and is open to families of patients as well as parents, educators, healthcare professionals and children. Books can be checked out by anyone, and they can be returned through most public libraries in Colorado.

Several booklets and publications are available upon request from the Neuroscience Family Education Library, including but not limited to:

  • Introduction to Spina Bifida (English and Spanish)
  • Pointers for Parents, Your Child With Spina Bifida
  • Hydrocephalus (English and Spanish)
  • Hydrocephalus Therapy
  • Dictionary for Brain Tumor Patients
  • A Primer of Brain Tumors
  • Living With a Brain Tumor
  • Alex's Journey
  • Ischemic Stroke in Children: An Overview for Patients and Health Care Providers

Online resources

The following website resources may be helpful in your search for more information:

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