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NEW – information for parents

My child has arthritis

This booklet is a practical guide for parents.

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My child has oligoarticular JIA

This leaflet is a guide to the condition and its treatment.

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My child has polyarticular JIA

This leaflet is a guide to the condition and its treatment.

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My child has systemic JIA

This leaflet is a guide to the condition and its treatment.

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Other information

The Source – helpline

You can ring The Source if you are a young person with any questions about arthritis and how it affects your life. We also often get calls from parents, carers, teachers or anyone involved with young people.

The Breakout guide

The Breakout guide shows how 12 young people with arthritis have friends, fun and independence. Packed with tips on living a full life.

Preparing for higher education

Information for young people going to university or college
Factsheet, PDF download

Kids with arthritis

Carrie Britton's book, 'Kids with Arthritis - A guide for Families' is an extremely well-written and well presented self help guide for parents, friends and families. More than that, it is a deep mine of useful information and advice for anyone involved in the care and support of a child with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).

CHAT 2 teachers

A teachers guide to juvenile arthritis.
Booklet, PDF download

A day with Sam

For children with arthritis who are seven and under.
Booklet, PDF download

No Limits magazine

Packed full of gossip, news and info, No Limits was Arthritis Care's magazine for young people with arthritis. It was in every other issue of Arthritis News

ARMA Standards of Care for Children and Young People with JIA (2010)

A detailed guide to best practice for the treatment and support of families affected by JIA. Although these are not compulsory standards, they could give you an insight into the service you are receiving from health professionals.

Parents online website

Find out about this mutual help project and apply online for membership For parents of children with arthritis.

Young people's project – South England

The young people’s project in South England provides information, support and activities for young people and their families.




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