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Support for Parents of Children with Diabetes: PEP Squad

Posted September 13, 2020 in Helpful Info

Support for Parents of Children with Diabetes: PEP Squad

Receiving a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes creates a whole set of challenges not only for the child, but for the entire family. Like Building Healthier America, the Diabetes Research Foundation is about keeping things positive and providing support for …

Posted September 9, 2020 in Helpful Info

Parenting Children with Chronic Illness During COVID-19

Parenting children with chronic illness or a disability during COVID-19 is especially challenging. We like this article posted on the American Psychological Association website that gives solid and concise suggestions on how to navigate the additional fears our children face …

Childhood Cancer Resources

Posted September 8, 2020 in Helpful Info

Childhood Cancer Resources has several excellent resources for families managing a child with cancer. You’ll find a listing of resources and websites here. Have others you want to share with us? Reach out and we’ll make sure we highlight them.

Posted September 1, 2020 in Helpful Info

Your Child and Cystic Fibrosis

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has a terrific, user-friendly website with information for those of us raising a child with cystic fibrosis. Articles relevant to all stages of your child’s life, care resources, and access to case managers are all easily …

Families with Special Needs: CDC Caregiving Tips

Posted August 29, 2020 in Helpful Info

Families with Special Needs: CDC Caregiving Tips

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is a great resource for families with special needs! Our goal is to incorporate the helpful information they provide into our future programs.  Building Healthier America Families have great strength and strive for positivity. …