Samara Jan Turkel Clinical Center | Patient Resources

Autoimmune conditions can profoundly affect the emotional, mental and social health of children and their families. The Samara Jan Turkel Clinical Center at Boston Children's offers a number of services to help families cope with these issues including:

  • a psychologist for children being seen in the clinic with special attention to developmental and social issues often overlooked in children with chronic medical conditions.

  • information concerning national support groups and other resources

  • participation in small group discussions for children with certain diagnoses with other patients their age