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Looking for a pediatric specialty clinic? Cook Children's has more than 60 locations across North Texas, because even when your child's diagnosis is complicated, finding the right care should be simple.
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If your child is affected by a neural condition, we know things can get a bit complicated for your whole family. There are many challenges, and even fears, to face. But there are also answers from people who truly know what you're going through. And you'll find them here at Cook Children's.
We offer a variety of support groups that are open to families of our patients and also those families in our community whose children have neurological diagnoses. Educators and other caregivers are welcome here as well. It's good to know that when things get complicated, the support teams at Cook Children's are here to help.
The Neurofibromatosis (NF) Family Support Group is designed for patients (ages 0-18), their parents or caregivers, as well as siblings of all ages to attend.
Cook Children's hosts family support activities during the year. Support group meetings at the medical center include dinner, and sitters are available for children under the age of 5. Families will also have an opportunity to visit with one another and share resources with each other.
Cook Children's Medical Center
801 Seventh Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
Parking for parents of patients is free. Parking for other family members and visitors is $1 per hour.
Handicap access to the medical center is available from the first and third floor parking garage.
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Cook Children's Epilepsy support groups offer patients, parents, family members, and care-givers the knowledge and skills needed to help cope with epilepsy.
Our support groups help families:
Each meeting begins with a specific topic presented by a professional with experience in caring for children with seizures. Following the speaker's presentation, there is time for open discussion so families can share their stories. Child care is provided for siblings and children under the age of six. There is no cost to participate. Dinner is provided at no charge. Support group meetings are held in the Pavilion classrooms.
If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please call: 682-885-7259
Cook Children's Tourette's support group is available for patients, parents, caregivers and brothers and sisters living with Tourette's.
If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please contact:
Kathryn "Kat" Davitt, MOT, CCLS
Cook Children's is proud to launch our Cleft and Craniofacial support group. This group is designed to support parents of our Cleft and Craniofacial program. This is your group and we want your input on the topics, guest speakers and information you'd like to have. So come share your ideas and enjoy some cookies, snacks and fellowship.
For more information or questions contact Vicki.Kelley@cookchildrens.org
Parking for parents of patients is free.
D4AYA is a support group for teens living with neurological or rheumatological chronic conditions. In addition to living with a neuro or rheum diagnosis, participants in D4AYA will be:
Activities will include guest speakers, creative arts, transitional education, and processing through games and small group discussions.
To register or for more information, contact Kat Davitt at 682-885-5872 or email@example.com.
The group will meet in the Pavilion classrooms of the main building from 6-8 pm. These meeting will be drop-off meetings, just for the teens. A light dinner will be provided.
Cook Children's Sib2Sib program offers a variety of supportive activities for siblings of children living with a chronic illness or a life changing injury. Programs include the following:
Your child can join the Cook Children's Sibshop for opportunities to meet other siblings, discuss common concerns unique to siblings of children with a chronic illness or life-changing disability, play games, enjoy arts and crafts, and have fun. It's a chance for us to celebrate siblings for who they are and all they do.
To learn more about the program or to register for the mailing list, call 682-885-5872, speak to your child's Child Life specialist or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cook Children's is working to include parents more than ever before and to offer a variety of programs to help us better understand the patient and family experience. Cook Children's offers several opportunities for parents to get involved, including:
For more information about Parents as Partners, to find a mentor, or get involved as an active participant, please call 682-885-6181, or email our neurology team.
If your child has been diagnosed, you probably have lots of questions. We can help. If you would like to schedule an appointment, refer a patient or speak to our staff, please call our offices at 682-885-2500.