Getting Support

In addition to educating yourself, ¬†one of the first things a new JA family should do is build a support system. Everything changes after a diagnosis of juvenile arthritis, and many families find themselves struggling to adapt to their “new normal.” Aside from tapping into the resources of current friends and family, you will find […]

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Now What?

When your child is diagnosed with a serious, chronic illness like JA it can turn your entire world upside down. At the time of diagnosis, you may find yourself numb, shock and in disbelief that something like this is happening to your family. It’s not the best time to soak in the information provided by […]

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Coming Soon….

When my son Grant was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis, it was overwhelming. I wanted more than anything for the doctors to be wrong… to wake up to find it was all a bad dream. But, it was real, and it still is. After the initial shock, I began to seek out as much information as […]

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