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Tue, Nov 21 11:39am · @michaellcsw · Support group Wednesday, November 22nd, 6PM @ APH

Please join us Wednesday, November 22nd, for our monthly support group. We start at 6PM at APH Classroom 3 & 4. Behind the pharmacy. [...]

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Thu, Oct 5 12:01pm · @katherine7 · Itp

My daughter has chronic itp. Do you have any support services for her. Her current doctor is nice however she feels left out like she is alone and frustrated because she looks healthy on outside but inside different. She is terrified of needles. We definitely feel alone in this [...]

Posted by @APMCmoderator, Thu, Oct 5 12:01pm

Hello. We do not have a specific support group for ITP, however, we do have wonderful Child Life Specialists and Patient and Family Counseling team members who can offer help. Please contact the counseling team and they will help you navigate this diagnosis. http://www.arnoldpalmerhospital.com/pediatric-specialties/patient-and-family-counseling-aph […]

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Thu, Oct 5 11:55am · @kathyf123 · Child Care Assitance

I need to get in touch with a social worker in the hosp. My daughter is the mom admitted to the hosp. The dad has to go to work or does not get paid. This will put a huge financial strain on the entire family. We are 1800 miles apart [...]

Posted by @APMCmoderator, Thu, Oct 5 11:55am

Hello. Please reach out to our Patient and Family Counseling Team. They can help you navigate our resources. http://www.arnoldpalmerhospital.com/pediatric-specialties/patient-and-family-counseling-aph […]

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Thu, Oct 5 11:56am · @1235678 · West

Is it hard to find a hospital [...]

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Mon, Mar 27 2:25pm · @michaellcsw · YOU ARE INVITED TO THE KIDNEY KIDS GROUP FOR ALL KKC PATIENTS [...]

YOU ARE INVITED TO THE KIDNEY KIDS GROUP FOR ALL KKC PATIENTS & PARENTS/CARETAKERS Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 5:45 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.  Arnold Palmer Hospital  1st Floor Classrooms 3 & 4 (Use hallway next to Scripts Pharmacy)  Parking is FREE in the Orlando Health parking garages. $5 Valet parking.  [...]

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Mon, Mar 27 2:20pm · @michaellcsw · Hewell Kids' Kidney Center Support Group Thu, March 30, 2017 at 5:30 [...]

Hewell Kids' Kidney Center Support Group Thu, March 30, 2017 at 5:30 pm ET 1st Floor APH Classrooms behind Scripts Pharmacy This group is for patients and their families who have been diagnosed with a kidney disorder/disease. [...]

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Wed, Mar 8 4:18pm · @michaellcsw · Hewell Kids' Kidney Center Support Group Thu, March 30, 2017 at 5:30 [...]

Hewell Kids' Kidney Center Support Group Thu, March 30, 2017 at 5:30 pm ET 1st Floor APH Classrooms behind Scripts Pharmacy This group is for patients and their families who have been diagnosed with a kidney disorder/disease. [...]

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Mon, Mar 27 3:45pm · @lukep · Hi. I am looking for information regarding IBS. My 8 year old [...]

Hi. I am looking for information regarding IBS. My 8 year old was recently diagnosed. Thanks. [...]

Posted by @missmae, Mon, Mar 27 3:45pm

Hey @lukep – Sorry for the late response! You bet, feel free to message me. I am happy to help in any way that I can. 🙂 […]

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Fri, Mar 3 4:16pm · @threelittleones · I have a child with Epilepsy and I have been doing a [...]

I have a child with Epilepsy and I have been doing a lot of research on my own about the ketogenic diet for treatment. Is there anyone who has any experience with this? I would love to know if anyone has had any success reducing seizures with the diet, but [...]

Posted by @hannahbanana, Fri, Mar 3 4:16pm

hi @threelittleones. My nephew has epilepsy and my sister in law has been using the keto diet. I believe that it has helped him out overall but I know that she struggles with trying keep him on track with his foods as he doesn’t necessarily want to […]

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Fri, Feb 24 3:21pm · @jasyoung25 · Hello, My name is Jasmin, my mom was diagnosed with cancer last [...]

Hello, My name is Jasmin, my mom was diagnosed with cancer last year and I helped care for her. After going through chemo and radiation and having surgery to remove the mass she got a little stronger, although she is not cancer free she is no longer receiving chemo and [...]

Posted by @jandy, Fri, Feb 24 3:21pm

@albanymom – I was briefly a part of an organization that did something like that. In the kits we included things like small blankets, pillowcases, coloring books, fuzzy socks, etc. Some of the handier members also used special fabric and custom made hospital gowns as well. It […]

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Wed, Jan 25 3:52pm · @michaellcsw · Hewell Kids' Kidney Center Support Group - Learn to cook Renal friendly [...]

Hewell Kids' Kidney Center Support Group - Learn to cook Renal friendly Chinese Food!! Thu, Jan 26 2017 at 5:30 pm ET This group is for patients and their families who have been diagnosed with a kidney disorder/disease. [...]

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Tue, Jan 24 11:43am · @michaellcsw · This group is for patients and their families who have been diagnosed [...]

This group is for patients and their families who have been diagnosed with a kidney disorder/disease. This month's group will feature cooking education for renal patients with renal specific diets. The feature cuisine is Chinese. YUM! :) [...]

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Oct 10, 2016 · @APMCmoderator · How can parents best prepare for the anxiety of entrusting your child’s [...]

How can parents best prepare for the anxiety of entrusting your child’s medical issues to teachers and school administrators? Read our new blog post for answers, here: http://www.arnoldpalmerhospital.com/blog/sending-a-child-with-epilepsy-to-school-what-every-parent-should-know [...]

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Sep 29, 2016 · @oanaburhans · Hi everyone. I'm new to the group. My 7 year old son [...]

Hi everyone. I'm new to the group. My 7 year old son will have open heart surgery to correct a VSD in December. I am an emotional wreck. Is anyone else in this situation? Thank you in advance. [...]

Posted by @oanaburhans, Sep 29, 2016

Would you be willing to answer some questions? I would really appreciate it. […]

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Sep 25, 2016 · @oanaburhans · Hello, fellow parents. Anyone whose child is going to have open heart [...]

Hello, fellow parents. Anyone whose child is going to have open heart surgery in the near future? [...]

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