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What's up with Matt? Medikids explain HIV

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111237
Chilman-Blair, Kim, Taddeo, John. London, England: Medikidz, Inc. , 2009. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR FF 500.5 CHI 2009
This Medikidz graphic novel explains HIV in a way that is imaginative, engaging and easy to understand. Developed by a team of doctors, the Medikidz superheroes provide children with the knowledge they need to take ownership of their disease, providing them with skills for self-management, while ta…
Title
What's up with Matt? Medikids explain HIV
Author
Chilman-Blair, Kim
Taddeo, John
Place
London, England
Publisher
Medikidz, Inc.
Year Published
2009
Physical Description
Softcover; 32 p.
Series
Medikidz Graphic Novels
Topics
AIDS/HIV Infection-Children
Abstract
This Medikidz graphic novel explains HIV in a way that is imaginative, engaging and easy to understand. Developed by a team of doctors, the Medikidz superheroes provide children with the knowledge they need to take ownership of their disease, providing them with skills for self-management, while taking away their fear of the unknown.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR FF 500.5 CHI 2009
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

Lower limb amputation: A guide to living a quality life

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110696
Cristian, Adrian. New York, NY: Demos Medical Publishing , 2006. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FB 132 CRI 2006
This book provides the practical knowledge needed to cope with the life changes caused by lower limb amputation. It explains the medical process using plain, easily understandable language. The book covers causes and ways to prevent further amputation; surgical techniques for lower limb amputation;…
Title
Lower limb amputation: A guide to living a quality life
Author
Cristian, Adrian.
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Demos Medical Publishing
Year Published
2006
Physical Description
Paperback, 132 p.
Topics
Amputation. Limb Prosthesis
Abstract
This book provides the practical knowledge needed to cope with the life changes caused by lower limb amputation. It explains the medical process using plain, easily understandable language. The book covers causes and ways to prevent further amputation; surgical techniques for lower limb amputation; learning to walk with a prosthesis; unique challenges faced by children and elderly people living with an amputation; exercising and sports with a lower limb prosthesis; and more.
ISBN
9781932603248
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FB 132 CRI 2006
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Positively: Caregivers of children (14 and under) coping with HIV/AIDS

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109107
WellMe (Firm). [Washington, DC]: WellMe , 2004. (Video) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FF 500.5 WEL 2004
Caring for a child with HIV or AIDS can be extremely difficult. Caregivers and their children have to cope with a mixture of medical and emotional challenges every day. This DVD shares the stories of three families coping with HIV/AIDS and the people who surround them. It gives concrete suggestions…
Title
Positively: Caregivers of children (14 and under) coping with HIV/AIDS
Corporate Author
WellMe (Firm)
Place
[Washington, DC]
Publisher
WellMe
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
1 DVD: 30 m.
Topics
AIDS/HIV Infection-Children
Caregivers
Caregivers-Coping
Abstract
Caring for a child with HIV or AIDS can be extremely difficult. Caregivers and their children have to cope with a mixture of medical and emotional challenges every day. This DVD shares the stories of three families coping with HIV/AIDS and the people who surround them. It gives concrete suggestions for caregivers of HIV+ children under the age of 14 about where to find information and support for: helping children adhere to and tolerate difficult medication regimens; coping with and treating mental health issues like anxiety, grief over the loss of family members, attachment and adjustment disorders; disclosing HIV status to the infected child, family, friends and community. This DVD also shows the benefits of caregiver support groups, individual counseling for caregivers and children and other mental health and support services.
Language
English
Material Type
Video
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FF 500.5 WEL 2004
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
McBay, Bruce, Heneghan, James. Victoria, BC: Orca Book Publishers , 2003. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GV 250 MCB 2003
An automobile accident that killed his parents and sister has left Mike Scott bitter, without legs, and with little will to live. His aunt Norma provides a home, and his best friend, Robbie, is attentive, but Mike remains deeply depressed. A project researching and writing the 50-year history of Ca…
Title
Waiting for Sarah
Author
McBay, Bruce
Heneghan, James
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Orca Book Publishers
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
Paperback: 170 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.52 x 7.52 x 5.04
Topics
Coping with Death
Amputation. Limb Prosthesis
Grief. Bereavement
Children-Coping with Death and Dying
Coping with a Sibling's Death
Coping with a Parent's Death
Fiction
Abstract
An automobile accident that killed his parents and sister has left Mike Scott bitter, without legs, and with little will to live. His aunt Norma provides a home, and his best friend, Robbie, is attentive, but Mike remains deeply depressed. A project researching and writing the 50-year history of Carlton High School helps engage Mike, until eighth-grader Sarah is assigned to help him. Sarah reminds Mike of his little sister, and he works hard to drive her away. But her curiosity, frankness, and indefatigable good humor gradually nudge Mike out of his self-pity, until the day she disappears.
Notes
Reading level: Young Adult
ISBN
1551432706
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GV 250 MCB 2003
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Little tree: A story for children with serious medical problems

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog108416
Mills, Joyce C., Sebern, Brian (illustrator). Washington, DC: Magination Press , 2003. 2nd ed. (Book) — 1 copy, 0 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR CF 200 MIL 2003
Although she is saddened that storm damage has caused her to lose some of her branches, Little Tree draws strength and happiness from the knowledge that she still has a strong trunk, deep roots, and a beautiful heart.
Title
Little tree: A story for children with serious medical problems
Author
Mills, Joyce C.
Sebern, Brian (illustrator)
Edition
2nd ed.
Place
Washington, DC
Publisher
Magination Press
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
Paperback, col. ill.; 32 p.
Topics
Self-Concept (includes self-esteem)
Amputation. Limb Prosthesis
Children's Health-Accidents and Injuries
Picture Books
Abstract
Although she is saddened that storm damage has caused her to lose some of her branches, Little Tree draws strength and happiness from the knowledge that she still has a strong trunk, deep roots, and a beautiful heart.
Notes
Target Audience: Ages 4-8
ISBN
[1591470420]
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR CF 200 MIL 2003
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre On Loan, due June 22, 2016
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Limb loss education & awareness program (LLEAP)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110760

http://www.amputee-coalition.org/lleap/lleap_manual.pdf

Amputee Coalition of America. Knoxville, TN: Amputee Coalition of America , 2002. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FB 132 LIM 2007
URL Notes
Click on link above to download a PDF version of this booklet.
This guide presents a curriculum designed to help children living with the social stigma of disabilities, particularly those with a limb difference. The curriculum is based upon the premise that children can be taught to recognize and appreciate differences in themselves and others. With more than …
Title
Limb loss education & awareness program (LLEAP)
Corporate Author
Amputee Coalition of America
Place
Knoxville, TN
Publisher
Amputee Coalition of America
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Binder, 40 p.
Topics
Amputation. Limb Prosthesis
Abstract
This guide presents a curriculum designed to help children living with the social stigma of disabilities, particularly those with a limb difference. The curriculum is based upon the premise that children can be taught to recognize and appreciate differences in themselves and others. With more than twenty classroom activities, it can be adapted for use with children from preschool through sixth grade.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.amputee-coalition.org/lleap/lleap_manual.pdf
URL Notes
Click on link above to download a PDF version of this booklet.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FB 132 LIM 2007
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Mills, Joyce C., Chesworth, Michael (Illustrator). New York, NY: Magination Press , 1992. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR CF 200 MIL 1992
In this healing story, a little tree loses some of her branches in a storm. She experiences emotions of fear, self-blame, and worry so common to children facing serious medical problems. The little tree in the forest survives the storm and learns that although many branches and leaves were lost, sh…
Title
Little tree
Subtitle
A story for children with serious medical problems
Author
Mills, Joyce C.
Chesworth, Michael (Illustrator)
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Magination Press
Year Published
1992
Physical Description
Softcover: ill., 28 p.
Topics
Self-Concept (includes self-esteem)
Amputation. Limb Prosthesis
Children's Health-Accidents and Injuries
Picture Books
Abstract
In this healing story, a little tree loses some of her branches in a storm. She experiences emotions of fear, self-blame, and worry so common to children facing serious medical problems. The little tree in the forest survives the storm and learns that although many branches and leaves were lost, she still has deep roots, a strong trunk and a beautiful heart. Children will discover that they too have strengths and abilities for living happy lives. A relaxation exercise is included.
ISBN
0945354517
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR CF 200 MIL 1992
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Starting school: Daycare, new activities and groups, changing schools, CHAMP can help!

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110744
The War Amps. Ottawa, ON: The War Amps , [0000]. (Kit) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FB 132 STA 0000
The booklets and DVDs in this kit provide information and activities for children with limb loss who may be entering school for the first time. Resources for parents are also included.
Title
Starting school: Daycare, new activities and groups, changing schools, CHAMP can help!
Corporate Author
The War Amps
Place
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
The War Amps
Year Published
[0000]
Physical Description
Includes 1 folder containing various pamphlets and information sheets; 1 DVD titled "Kinetic prosthetics" (5 min); 1 DVD titled "Just the way I am" (10 min); 1 DVD titled "The winner's circle" (21 min)
Topics
Amputation. Limb Prosthesis
Abstract
The booklets and DVDs in this kit provide information and activities for children with limb loss who may be entering school for the first time. Resources for parents are also included.
Language
English
Material Type
Kit
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FB 132 STA 0000
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 3 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

L'entree a l'ecole: Garderie, nouvelles activites et nouveaux amis, nouvelle ecole, les programme LES VAINQUEURS vous renseigne Starting school: Daycare, new activities and groups, changing schools, CHAMP can help!

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110870
Les Amputes de guerre [War Amps]. Ottawa, ON: Les Amputes de guerre [War Amps] , [0000]. (Kit) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FB 132 LEN 0000
The booklets and DVDs in this kit provide information and activities in French for children with limb loss who may be entering school for the first time. Resources for parents are also included.
Title
L'entree a l'ecole: Garderie, nouvelles activites et nouveaux amis, nouvelle ecole, les programme LES VAINQUEURS vous renseigne Starting school: Daycare, new activities and groups, changing schools, CHAMP can help!
Subtitle
Starting school: Daycare, new activities and groups, changing schools, CHAMP can help!
Corporate Author
Les Amputes de guerre [War Amps]
Place
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Les Amputes de guerre [War Amps]
Year Published
[0000]
Physical Description
Includes 1 folder containing various pamphlets and information sheets; 1 DVD titled "Kinetic prosthetics" (5 min); 1 DVD titled "Just the way I am" (10 min); 1 DVD titled "The winner's circle" (21 min)
Topics
Amputation. Limb Prosthesis
Abstract
The booklets and DVDs in this kit provide information and activities in French for children with limb loss who may be entering school for the first time. Resources for parents are also included.
Language
French
Material Type
Kit
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FB 132 LEN 0000
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

The War Amps presents Champ resource kit

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112432
The War Amps. Scarborough, ON: The War Amps Video Distribution Department , [n.d.]. (Video) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FB 132 CHA [nd]
The Champ Resource Kit features inspirational videos about Champs and their families who have benefitted from the special programs offered through The War Amps. The Champs share their own stories about the importance of achieving their dreams and finding success on the road to independence.
Title
The War Amps presents Champ resource kit
Corporate Author
The War Amps
Place
Scarborough, ON
Publisher
The War Amps Video Distribution Department
Year Published
[n.d.]
Physical Description
DVD
Topics
Support Groups
Amputation. Limb Prosthesis
Abstract
The Champ Resource Kit features inspirational videos about Champs and their families who have benefitted from the special programs offered through The War Amps. The Champs share their own stories about the importance of achieving their dreams and finding success on the road to independence.
Language
English
Material Type
Video
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FB 132 CHA [nd]
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

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