The “Outsiders”–How to Support Siblings of Children Who Have Cancer

Posted September 19th, 2019

It is undeniable that having a child with cancer is one of the hardest experiences parents endure. Families are miraculous systems, shifting, bending, and working themselves into the most incredible yoga poses to adjust to these situations. As a part of this yoga dance, siblings find themselves outside of their regular routine, and often on […]

Coping with Cancer in the Classroom: 504 Accommodations and Individualized Education Plans (IEP)

Posted September 17th, 2019

Children who are in school while having cancer treatment or who are returning to school after cancer treatment may have special needs in the classroom that impact their ability to learn. Their treatment may impact things like: The ability to see or hear. The ability to walk. Coordination. The ability to learn, pay attention or […]

Managing Student Loans and Cancer

Posted September 12th, 2019

Student loans are the bane of many individuals’ existence. We need an education to land a good job, to make a decent salary and support ourselves. But, in obtaining that education, we rack up so much debt we will spend the first 20 years after school paying off large payments. This affects our ability to […]

Scholarships for Students Impacted by Cancer

Posted September 10th, 2019

A cancer diagnosis and treatment can overwhelm a family with medical bills and increased insurance costs for years to come. At the same time, families may have a loss of income while a parent leaves work for treatment or to care for a child with cancer. For childhood cancer survivors or children of a parent […]

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