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About the Pediatric Neurosurgery Fund
MEDICAL CONDITIONS & DIAGNOSES

Information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of common pediatric neurosurgical conditions. These are some of the most common neurosurgical conditions in the pediatric population. It is offered as a beginning resource in learning more about your child’s medical condition.

CLINIC & HOSPITAL INFORMATION

Information for patients and families about preparing for their upcoming clinic or hospital visits. Tips and suggestions about your stay in hospital including parking information, food & beverages services, gift shops and general support are also provided.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Please take the time to read through the following topics because there is valuable information about the available funding and support services available to children and their families. This section was developed as a parent-to-parent advice and tips resource about how to get through all the “red tape” and paperwork.

COPING & SUPPORT

When parents receive life-changing news that their child may have medical issues or disabilities, the emotions can be overwhelming. Coping with your child’s medical diagnosis and condition is unique and different for each person. The following is a beginning resource of information on coping and grieving.

GREAT SITES & GOOD READS

A list of websites which are a few of the very valuable resources for patients and families available on the internet. As with any online resource, use your judgment on the information online.