Juvenile Arthritis

kids get arthritis too

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.

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

Resources

Going Back to School With Juvenile Arthritis
Arthritis Foundation Chief Mission Officer Barbara Perez talks about the challenges children with juvenile arthritis might encounter going back to school after the summer and what resources the Arthritis Foundation can provide families.

Barbara Perez Juvenile Arthritis

FREE Interactive Medication Resource CD
Designed to allow you to easily move through the module to the areas that are of interest.  You will find interviews with parents, children, and medical staff along with resource and documents for your use. If you would be interested in receiving a free copy of the Medication CD please click here to submit your request.

The School Resource Interactive CD
Designed to allow you to easily move through the module to the areas that are of interest.  You will find information on how to work with your child's school and medical team to get the accommodations your child needs. If you would be interested in receiving a free copy of the School Interactive CD please click here.


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 view this webinar via YouTube.

JA Families ENews
2013 Spring JA Families ENews
Sign Up for the Kentucky JA Families ENewsletter

How to Get Involved

Juvenile Arthritis Alliance (JAA)
The JA Alliance is a virtual community connected through the Arthritis Foundation website.  We’re here to provide the resources and opportunities for you to learn, connect and share with others. Click here for more info. 

Advocacy
How you can get involved and make a difference. Click here

Participate in Research
Register with the Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) to help help find the answers to critical questions about childhood arthritis and other rheumatologic diseases.  

Juvenile Arthritis Camps

2015 Camp Dakota
 Stay tune for the 2015 camp dates!
 A place, attitude, and adventure for children with arthritis and related rheumatic diseases. Click here to request a camp  application.

Annie W. & Elizabeth M. Anderson Fall Family Camp
September 20, 2014 – September 21, 2014 
Joy Outdoor Education Center
10117 Old 3-C Highway
Clarksville, OH 45113
Contact: Kelly Case 1-800-383-6843
Details

Thank you to Great Lakes Region Camp Sponsor: