Sometimes, issues arise with children that might require a little extra care and monitoring. Families can sign up for these optional programs that are available to help children cope with an illness or transition through a condition. The following programs for families and children are available through KU Pediatrics
Our pediatric palliative care team provides inpatient and outpatient services to meet the physical, psychological, social, educational and spiritual needs of children who have:
The Healthy Hawks Team is dedicated to helping children and their families overcome issues they face concerning weight. A group of specialists come together to form the Healthy Hawks team in order to help families live healthier lives.
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Parents As Teachers is an international early childhood parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten.
Healthy Steps is a free program for all parents of children ages 0 to 3. It is designed to forge a relationship between health professionals and parents to address physical, emotional, and intellectual growth and development of small children.
Children's Miracle Network is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds to save and improve the lives of children. In the Greater Kansas City Area, proceeds benefit KU Medical Center Pediatrics.
Reach Out and Read® Kansas City partners with doctors to give books to kids and encourage families to read together. The pprogram is a not-for-profit program sponsored by the University of Kansas Endowment Association at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
The CCHD supports families and providers at the local, state and national levels by diagnosing and treating children with behavioral or developmental disabilities.
Project EAGLE manages multiple home-based and center-based early childhood education and comprehensive family support programs in Wyandotte County, Kan.