Together is a new resource for anyone affected by pediatric cancer - patients and their parents, family members, and friends.
About Pediatric Cancer
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Diagnosis and Treatment
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Care and Support
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Life After Cancer
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< 12-18 months
24-36 months >
Allow your child to do things independently even if it takes longer. For example, let them feed themselves with a spoon.
As part of normal development, your child may know the names of familiar people and things.
As part of normal social and emotional development, your child may copy others, especially adults and older children.
Provide your child a variety of toys and ordinary objects to foster independence and cognitive development.
Child life specialists help children and teens maintain a sense of normalcy in a world that has changed dramatically.
Learn about Child Life
In some cases, cancer and its treatment may delay when children will reach certain development milestones. Learn how treatment may affect early childhood development and interventions that can help.
When a child is diagnosed with cancer, the whole family faces challenges. Find resources to support physical, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being during childhood cancer.