Juvenile Arthritis

The Arthritis Foundation values families who face the challenges of arthritis and related diseases. Below you can learn about the many opportunities available in your area through the Juvenile Arthritis (JA) Program.

http://www.kidsgetarthritistoo.org/ is designed for children to learn about symptoms, treatments, doctor visits, growing up with JA and more.

2016 Juvenile Arthritis Conference

This year, we're hosting two Juvenile Arthritis Conferences - one in Phoenix (West) and one in Philadelphia (East)! Attend the Conference most convenient to you and your family. For more information on the Juvenile Arthritis Conference click here.


Resources

JA Transition Toolkit

The Arthritis Foundation Transition Toolkit is designed to help youth and their families develop the skills they need to successfully make the leap to independence. Take a brief health care skills assessment and create a customized Transition Toolkit that meets YOUR needs. Click here for more information on the Ja Transition Toolkit.

Educational Rights Toolkit

The Arthritis Foundation has created a set of resources parents can use to help ensure success at school. Listen to the webinar and explore the toolkit that has checklists, forms, letters and videos that cover topics from educational rights to 504 planning and college transition. Click here for more information on the Educational Rigths Toolkit.

Webinar- Raising a Child with Arthritis: What to Expect, What’s New and Managing Family Dynamics

Featured Speaker: Smriti Mohan, MD
Fellow, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology
University of Michigan
CS Mott Children’s Hospital
Click here view this webinar via YouTube.