Introducing SibSpace

BLOG Introducing SibSpace Today, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of SibSpace, a place just for pre-teens and teenagers who have a brother or sister with an illness or injury. If you’ve been to CopingSpace before, or lived through it, you know – a child’s illness...

Preparing Your Child for an MRI Scan

BLOG Preparing Your Child for an MRI Scan Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI for short, is an increasingly common diagnostic test for the simple reason that it’s safe, effective and painless. Like an X-Ray or CT scan, it takes detailed pictures of the body’s organs...

How to Help a Friend Through the Holidays

BLOG How to Help a Friend Through the Holidays December 5, 2020 The holidays can be a time of joy, wonder and gratitude. They can also be a time of high stress, sadness, and endless logistics and errands. Add on a child with an illness or injury and it’s enough to...

How to Have Difficult Conversations with Friends and Family

BLOG Social Distancing and Health Precautions: How to Have Difficult Conversations with Friends and Family October 29, 2020 With the approach of flu season, a global pandemic, and caring for a child with a life-changing illness or injury, it’s likely you are taking a...

Bringing Care Home: The Facts on Home Health Services for Children

BLOG Bringing Care Home: The Facts on Home Health Services for Children Susan Ecker-Sterner, RN, BA, CSN, Director BAYADA Pediatrics Transitional Care Program / July 28, 2020 Home health care is a service that people don’t usually learn about until they need it....