AWCH Paediatric Support Link

AWCH Support Group Service is:

  • for families with children who have a disability, syndrome, or chronic condition
  • comprised of families who share common issues, experiences and problems
  • made up of people who may offer each other emotional and practical support

What does the AWCH Support Group Service do?

  • reduces isolation
  • offers encouragement and support

Who uses the AWCH Support Group Service?
parents, doctors, social workers, nurses, psychologists, students, volunteers,
educators, community workers . . .

Contact AWCH if you would like to:

  • find out if there is a group for your particular need
  • refer a family to a support group
  • obtain information, support and resources to start a group
  • place your group on the AWCH Support Group Service database

Examples of organisations, disorders or illnesses listed on AWCH Support Group Service database include:

Esophageal Atresia - Pediatric Playbook
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL909E27C24F2C5DF7&feature=digest_mon
An excellent video produced by The Esophageal Atresia Treatment Program (EAT Program) at Children's Hospital Boston explaining the different types of Esophageal Atresia.