Child’s Checklist for Doctor Visits

Give Your Child a Sense of Control

One of the ways you can help your children cope with juvenile myositis is by giving them a sense of control over their doctor visits and treatments.

Giving children a checklist makes them a part of the process and helps them to remember to address any concerns they might have.

You can use these checklists “as is” or customize them for your child and medical situation.

Download checklists in a customizable format for your child!

Parrish’s Story

We would like to introduce a one-of-a-kind, competitive, and determined young man, named Parrish. His story of resiliency and hope is one that will resonate with many of us in the Cure JM family. Parrish faced many challenges in his journey with JM, but found hope and support in his family and the Cure JM community. We are pleased to now share his experience to help others facing the same struggles during Myositis Awareness Month.

Balancing Work and Caregiving: Strategies for Working Parents of Children with Juvenile Myositis

Balancing the demands of a career with the responsibilities of caregiving is a challenging task for any parent. For those with a child diagnosed with juvenile myositis (JM), a rare autoimmune disease affecting children, the challenge is heightened. Juggling work commitments while providing the necessary care and support for a child with JM can be taxing. In this article, we hope to provide you with a few effective strategies and insights to help working parents navigate this delicate balance.

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