A Welcoming Home for JA Families
A diagnosis of juvenile arthritis (JA) 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 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 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
JA Online Community
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 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
See ways to get involved in advocacy and fight for policies and laws benefiting families living with JA. There’s also the opportunity for teens to become a Junior Ambassador in our advocacy program.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
Arthritis Social Advocate
As someone who’s influential in social media, your voice matters. Arthritis Advocates bring attention to the challenges juvenile arthritis brings and jumpstart important conversations in social media.Learn More
JA & Family
Living with Juvenile Arthritis
No two children with juvenile arthritis experience the exact same symptoms or struggles. The treatment approaches, needs and wants of each child and family can differ, too. From medications and meals, to pain management and school solutions, this expert information can help you best support your child with JA and family.Learn More
Diagnosed With Juvenile Arthritis?
Get the latest news and tips about living with Juvenile Arthritis in the Living Your Yes! e-newsletter.