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Family Resources

 

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
PACT (Parenting at a Challenging Time) 
Check here for resources for parenting while living with a serious illness. The site includes materials to help your children cope, tips for communicating with your children and many other areas of interest or concern.


Visit LiveStrong at School. Find a wealth of information here with many resources for parents, including ARTHUR Family brochures. There are also free teacher resources in English and Spanish (K-12) with lessons and printables. Grades K-2 provides lessons in Getting Sick, Helping, Feelings and Acts of Kindness. 

 

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has a wealth of resources for young families, since blood cancers affect all ages. Click here for information.  

For talking to children about cancer, see www.mesotheliomahope.com/resources/children/

Sharsheret:

https://sharsheret.org/breast-cancer/family-and-friends/

Numerous other resources are available through many organizations. Also, see Stand Up to Cancer.

 

Teachers and Parents

Click the links to activity ideas:

Draw a picture of yourself or someone else taking Mooshu for a walk:

coloring page1

coloring page 2

Writing and drawing activities for children on various levels:

tic tac toe page

Teacher's Guide to Empathy from www.kidshealth.org;

reproduction permitted for individual classroom use.

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