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A good starting-point for discussions with children about cancer.
This book is for the parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, teachers, or other support persons, who play a key role in helping children and teens who have a family member living with cancer.
Discusses meeting children’s physical and emotional needs, improving communication, and handling crises. A small book, called Becky and the Worry Cup is in a pocket at the back of the book. It is for early elementary school children whose worries include embarrassment at appearance changes; anger w…
This fully updated second edition of Grief in Children explains children's understanding of death at different ages and provides information on how the adults around them can best help them cope. ; Whether a child experiences the death or loss of a friend, family member, classmate or teacher, it is…
Nature of the problem / Groher and Puntil -- Normal swallowing in adults -- Normal swallowing and development in the term and preterm infant / Puntil -- Disorders in infants and children / Puntil and Taylor -- Adult neurologic disorders / Crary -- Head and neck cancer / Crary -- Esophageal disorder…
Information about the services provided to children and families by Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children.
A picture book written to help children cope with a mother's breast cancer. Includes "testimonials" by animal characters in an imaginary support group, allowing each of them to talk about issues they are facing. The "narrators" describe how the family reacted to the diagnosis, meeting the doctors a…
A book for parents to help them talk to their child with cancer.
For clinicians working with patients who have disabilities and may not be able to self-report, recognizing and correctly interpreting expressions of pain can be a challenge. This book, the first to synthesize research about pain in children and adults with a range of developmental disabilities, wil…
The It Takes Two to Talk Program is designed specifically for parents of young children (birth to 5 years of age) who have been identified as having a language delay. In a small, personalized group setting, parents learn practical strategies to help their children learn language naturally throughou…
A girl's parents are divorcing and she doesn't want to talk about it. With her parents help she learns that some things will change, but their love for her will not. Includes a note to parents explaining common reactions to divorce and suggestions for helping children adjust.
An educational program designed for teaching young children some basic safety concepts and skills that can help protect them from sexual abuse.
This book, written in simple language, shows parents how to help their child communicate and learn language during everyday activities like mealtime, bath time, playtime and book reading. It is for parents of children ranging from those who are still at the very earliest stages of communication to …
Cancer in adolescence : incidence and policy issues by Jeremy Whelan and Lorna Fern ; The physical and emotional impact of cancer in adolescents and young adults by Daniel Kelly ; The impact of cancer on parents and families by Anne Grinyer ; The impact of adolescent cancer on healthcare profession…
Cancer statistics for young adults aged 20-44 in Canada.
This guide outlines four treatment protocols based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) principles that can be used to effectively address the main types of school refusal behaviour.
Families talk about breast cancer. In this video you will hear two child/family counselling experts discuss issues on breast cancer and four families who openly share their stories about breast cancer.
Information about treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and immunotherapy as well as screening, testing, prevention, genetics and causes of childhood cancers can be found on this site.