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Life After Cancer
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< 18-24 months
Encourage fun physical activities when possible.
As part of normal communication development, your child may be able to names a friend, talk well enough for strangers to understand most of the time, and carry on a conversation using 2 to 3 sentences.
Provide opportunities for group play when possible with other children.
Provide varied toys, experiences, and games to promote cognitive development.
Child life specialists help children and teens maintain a sense of normalcy in a world that has changed dramatically.
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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.