There are several terms and diagnoses used to define and classify chronic childhood medical conditions or diseases. Among the more common are asthma, allergies, cancer, diabetes, orthopedic conditions and much more.

Being diagnosed with a chronic medical condition presents many challenges for both patients and families. For parents and children with special needs having access to information, treatment options and related resources can make a significant difference in their quality of life. is committed to providing our visitors and subscribers with access to accurate and timely information on a broad range of topics related to childhood medical conditions and diseases. If you have any special requests or would like to see a specific topic covered in this informational section, please e-mail us at

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  Benefits of Animal Assisted Therapy
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