A Welcoming Home for JA Families
A diagnosis of juvenile arthritis can turn life upside down and make you feel powerless. We are boldly leading the fight against JA and providing you with the tools to battle arthritis for your child. The Arthritis Foundation offers invaluable resources and supportive tools to guide you on your journey with juvenile arthritis.
The Arthritis Foundation’s annual National Juvenile Arthritis Conference has been a place where kids, teens, young adults, and families get better informed about JA and other rheumatic diseases.Learn More
JA camps give kids living with juvenile arthritis and other childhood rheumatic diseases the chance to be themselves. Campers develop confidence and self-advocacy skills to manage their arthritis.Learn More
JA Days are informative and supportive events for the entire family. Network, learn, exchange ideas, give and receive encouragement, make new friends with others affected by JA. Know you're not alone.Learn More
Arthritis Foundation partners with Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance to find the causes of pediatric rheumatic diseases, develop effective therapies and ultimately find a cure.Learn More
Get informed and inspired by joining a conversation in our JA online community. Ask a question or start a new conversation in our discussion forums.Learn More
JA Connect Groups
Live Yes! Connect Groups provide support for parents and caregivers of children living with JA and other rheumatic diseases. Meet others in person, to connect, gain knowledge and get empowered.Learn More
Arthritis Champions Scholarship
This nationwide scholarship opportunity is for deserving college students with arthritis or another rheumatic disease, to help cover the costs of tuition, books and supplies.Learn More
JA Power Pack
JA Power Pack is a tool designed to give your family the power to make living with JA easier. To assist with newly diagnosed patients and families, we offer packs for children, pre-teens and teens.Learn More
The transitional toolkit is designed to help teens, young adults and their families develop the skills they need to successfully make the leap to independence.Learn More
Diagnosed With Juvenile Arthritis?
Get the latest news and tips about living with Juvenile Arthritis in the Living Your Yes! e-newsletter.