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/
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:
Writing and drawing activities for children on various levels:
reproduction permitted for individual classroom use.