Having a bleeding or clotting disorder as a kid can bring specific challenges. Sometimes it is helpful to have resources to just make things a little easier. We've found a few places on the internet that can help kids and their families adapt to these conditions.
Individualized Health Plan for Kids
It can be helpful to have an individualized health plan that is provided to your school and other caretakers to keep them informed about treatment plans for kids with bleeding or clotting disorders and how they should manage them. We have a slightly older template available here and will be updating it soon.
KidsHealth is a website that directly addresses conditions that children may be experiencing at many different ages and offers information in a clear and easy to understand way. There are unique pages aimed at parents, kids and teens and teachers. They also have games, quizzes, recipes and more that may be fun and helpful for kids dealing with chronic conditions.
Many families may feel it helpful to purchase medical ids, bracelets or necklaces that provide important information to emergency health professionals in the event of an emergency. Two options parents and families may be interested in investigating are through MedicAlert Foundation and American Medical ID.