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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, caregivers, and also those families in our community whose children have neurological diagnoses. It's good to know that when things get complicated, the support teams at Cook Children's are here to help.
Epilepsy, Neurofibromatosis and Tourette's support group changes!
We are combining our epilepsy, neurofibromatosis and Tourette support groups under the umbrella of a new group: Neurosciences Family Support Group. Our vision is to broaden the support we offer across a wider range of neurologic conditions.
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.
Handicap access to the medical center is available from the first and third floor parking garage.
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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 Erin Reid, BS, CCLS, at 682-885-7763 or Erin.Reid@cookchildrens.org.
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.
Neurosciences Family Support Group presents general topics for discussion that appeal to a wider variety of diagnoses, such as movement disorders. Following each monthly general presentation, families will break-out into smaller diagnosis-specific groups to discuss personal experiences, share their stories, and build an appropriate support network. We encourage and welcome caregivers of patients who want to learn more about their child's neural condition while navigating the overwhelming maze of difficult decisions. Together, we will explore options and create better outcomes.
Our support groups help families:
The Neurosciences 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 6. Families will also have an opportunity to visit with one another and share resources with each other.
If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please call: 682-885-7763 or 682-885-7887.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
This group offers support and events for families and caregivers of children that have suffered from a stroke.
The group meets quarterly.
Please contact Gabriela Duran at 682.885.1311 for additional information on our events and support group programs. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.