What is Juvenile Arthritis?

Juvenile Arthritis (JA) refers to any form of arthritis or an arthritis-related condition that develops in children or teenagers who are less than 18 years of age.  read more

It’s your ability. Use it to lead.

July 21-25, 2014 - The Indiana Youth Leadership Forum (IN-YLF) is an exciting five-day leadership program designed to further develop student’s bilities to be leaders in their own lives and communities.  
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JA Family Fun Day

Come out for lunch, fun children activities, educational materials, and parent networking!! Questions or to volunteer: Please contact Pamela Pikus at ppikus@arthritis.org or by phone at 317-879-0321 Option 4 Are you 16 or older? Come out and volunteer with the Arthritis Foundation. We are looking for teens with JA to come out and help during our kids time!  read more

Juvenile Arthritis Conference

The Juvenile Arthritis Conference is the Arthritis Foundation’s signature, nationwide event for families affected by juvenile arthritis.  The conference offers a chance to meet other families going through similar challenges, share stories, learn new techniques for managing juvenile arthritis and have fun!  Join us for this three-day education event that focuses on health, wellness and fun for children affected by arthritis,lupus, myositis, ankylosing spondylitis and other rheumatic diseases.  read more

Kids In Control KITS (KICKITS)

The Arthritis Foundation, Heartland Region is offering FREE survival kits to children who have been diagnosed by a doctor with a form of juvenile arthritis.  The KICKIT (Kids In Control KIT) is designed to help your child learn how to take control of their arthritis by providing educational information, a health journal, a book for mom and dad, a book for the child and a cold pack.  read more


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