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Section 8 - Children Seriously Ill
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Let's Talk About It
Section 1 - Assistive Technology
Section 2 - Divorce Issues
Section 3 - Drugs/Medications
Section 4 - Checklist, Documents, Forms
Section 5 - Employment Issues
Section 6 - Estate Planning
Advanced Directives & DNR's
Section 7 - Caregiver Resources
Patient Quality of Life: Should Doctors Guess It?
Incontinence Care
Section 8 - Children Seriously Ill
Children of The Chronically Ill
Siblings of Children with Special Health Needs
Guides To Disability Issues
End Stage Hospital & Home Care
Child With A Serious Illness
Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP)
Camps-Special Needs Children
Children's Wish Foundations
Section 9 - For Kids
Section 10 - Family Resources
Section 11 - Patient Resources
Section 12 - Financial Aids
Section 13 - Insurance
Long Term Care Insurance
Section 14 - Legal
Section 15 - Long Term Care
Section 16 - Symptom Support
Section 17 - End of Life
Section 18 - Funeral Planning
Section 19 - After Death Occurs
Hospice FAQS
Symptom Support
Behavoir Strategies
Ill Person's Feelings
Caregiving & Family Harmony
Caregiver Grief ~Article
End of Life
Comforting A Dying Person
End Stages of Life
When Someone Dies
Funeral Planning
Bereavement Fares and Discounts
Common Bonds of Caregiving
Tips For Helping Your Friend
About me
Free Greeting Cards
Estate Planning Definition
Living & Other Trusts
Wills & Beneficiaries
State Laws On Wills
Conservator~Guardianship Definitions
Insurance Issues
Avoiding Probate
Prescription Drug Program I
Prescription Drug Cards II
Disability & SSDI Insurance Questions
Long Term Care Insurance
Employment Issues
Divorce Issues
State Laws-Statutes
Making A Personal File
Emergency Info Form
Emergency Planning
Health Care Surrogate
Forms, Checklist
Family Resources
Patient Resources
Rehab Tools-Assistive Tech. Categories
State Map-Ombudsman Program
NH Your Rights-Fact Sheets
Nursing Homes and Your Rights - Factsheets for some seriously ill or their caregivers.
Long Term Care-Facts & Rights
State & Federal Resources
Drug Resources
Grief & Sorrow
When death nears - Signs and Symptoms
Some Facts About Artificial Nutrition and Hydration
Things To Consider-Artificial Nutrition and Hydration
Section 8 
Children Who Are Seriously Ill
Applying Palliative Care Principles to Children  - This is the first in a four-part series concerning pediatric end-of-life issues. Other articles will focus on bereavement issues, ethics, advanced care planning, and research into pediatric end-of-life care.
Excellent information from The Medical Center of Central Georgia:
Child With A Long-Term Illness In English and Spanish - A ton of facts for families with links to many excellent resources to help with all problems in adolescents and teenagers.
Please click on the following for information on agencies who provide wishes for seriously ill children.
No words can describe what it is like to know that your child is not going to live to be an adult. You can comfort your child  during her lifetime, and heal with your family in the future. Seriously ill infants; Sudden causes of childhood death; Fatal chronic illnesses with intact intellect; Communication with children; Rare disorders and Disorders with impaired consciousness
Improving End Of Life Care For Children (PDF) 4 page document from Partnership for Caring offering  recommendations. 
Palliative Care for Children-American Academy of Pediatrics  - An integrated model for providing palliative care for children living with a life-threatening or terminal condition. Advice on the development of a palliative care plan and on working with parents and children is also provided.
Respite for Children with Disabilities and Chronic or Terminal Illnesses -  Respite programs provide temporary relief for families or caregivers. Additional family benefits include: allowing the family to engage in daily activities thus decreasing their feelings of isolation; providing the family with rest and relaxation; improving the family's ability to cope with daily responsibilities; maintaining the family's stability during crisis situations; helping preserve the family and more
Songs Of Love - A not-for-profit organization that creates personalized songs for chronically and terminally ill children and young adults. Songwriters, singers, and instrumentalists donate their talents to produce one-of-a-kind songs.
Standby Guardianship~Minors - The purpose of standby guardianship is to allow parents, who have chronic, debilitating, or terminal medical conditions or illnesses, to make care and custody plans for  their children now that will become effective at some future date, without having to legally transfer decision-making power.
When A Child Is Dying
Information from Finding Our Way an article that includes tips for parents for coping with the illness.
When A Child Is Dying - In English PDF 1 page
When A Child Is Dying - In Spanish Word DOC
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