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Boston Children's has launched the world's 1st program dedicated to offering hand transplants to children who qualify.
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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
Faith-based support: If you are in need of spiritual support, we'll help connect you with the Boston Children's chaplaincy. Our program includes nearly a dozen clergy representing Episcopal, Jewish, Lutheran, Muslim, Roman Catholic, Unitarian and United Church of Christ traditions who will listen to you, pray with you and help you observe your own faith practices during your child's hospitalization.
One-on-one support and social work: Our IBD social worker can help you and your family:
On our For Patients and Families site, here’s all you need to know about:
What other resources might my family look at for more information on Crohn’s disease?
The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is an organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with IBD and finding a cure for these diseases.
Growing up with Crohn’s Disease – What Every Family Should Know is a series of short videos that will help you learn more about Crohn’s disease.
Your Child with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Family Guide for Caregivers
Co-edited by Athos Bousvaros, MD, MPH, associate director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program here at Children's, “Your Child with Inflammatory Bowel Disease” is a comprehensive and accessible book that talks about all aspects of having a child with IBD
“When your sick child isn't a child: my adult daughter gets the diagnosis of Crohn's disease”
“5 tips for heading off to college with IBD”
“6 tips for a new school year—with inflammatory bowel disease”
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”