Behind My Smile

This book has been written jointly by nine–year-old Bethany and her mum Julie. It highlights the devastating effect that Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis had on Bethany’s life. In all, 26 of her joints were affected-from the jaw to the ankle. After a traumatic first year Julie could take no more of Bethany’s plight when given the… More Behind My Smile

Conquering Your Child’s Chronic Pain: A Pediatrician’s Guide for Reclaiming a Normal Childhood

This book reveals what parents can do to alleviate their child’s pain on a daily basis. Based on more than 30 years study, Dr. Zeltzer offers ways to take control of the pain and ultimately become pain-free. She explains how to tell if the pain has become chronic, soothe the nervous system, reactivate the body’s… More Conquering Your Child’s Chronic Pain: A Pediatrician’s Guide for Reclaiming a Normal Childhood

Homeroom Exercise

Book Cover, Homeroom Exercise

Twelve year old Regan must face the possibility that her dream of becoming a professional dancer may not come true when she is diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.

It’s Not Just Growing Pains: A Guide To Childhood Muscle, Bone, And Joint Pain, Rhematic Diseases, and the Latest Treatments

Here is a readable, reliable guide to the common causes of bone, joint, muscle, and arthritis pain in children, designed to help parents and physicians understand these disorders, arrive at the proper diagnosis, and choose the most effective treatment. In this comprehensive resource, Dr. Thomas Lehman–the head of one of the most prestigious pediatric rheumatology… More It’s Not Just Growing Pains: A Guide To Childhood Muscle, Bone, And Joint Pain, Rhematic Diseases, and the Latest Treatments

Living with Juvenile Arthritis: A Parent’s Guide

This guide provides support to parents and caregivers of children with juvenile arthritis through helpful tips and guidance from a parent who has successfully navigated the challenges of raising two children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Learn more about arthritis, its symptoms, diagnosis scenarios, treatment options, managing pain, and handling flare-ups. Discover strategies for dealing with… More Living with Juvenile Arthritis: A Parent’s Guide

My Brother Made Me Do It

Book Cover, My Brother Made Me Do It

Julie is 11 years old, and has JRA. This book is told through Julie’s letters to her pen pal. The insights into her feelings about having JRA, taking chances, and putting up with a younger brother, make this a wonderful book for children ages 9-12.

Peter And Friends At Camp

Book Cover, Peter And Friends At Camp

Eight year old Peter, who has JRA, and Dalton, who has Cerebral Palsy, attend camp for the first time. Both are a bit afraid of new things, but find that with new friends cheering them on, that camp is really fun.

Relieve Your Child’s Chronic Pain

Chronic pain in children can manifest as abdominal, migraine, or facial pain. It also stems from a wide variety of disorders such as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, cystic fibrosis, hemophilia, and childhood cancers. No matter what type of chronic pain the child suffers with, a parent must be armed with an understanding of how a child’s… More Relieve Your Child’s Chronic Pain

Taking Arthritis To School

Eric talks about how he was diagnosed with and manages his arthritis in this colorful and simple story. Very positive. Includes tips for teachers and additional resources . Story designed for ages 5-10.