Our back-to-school support services - The Back to School Program and the School Liaison Program - are designed to ease children’s transition back to the classroom. The goal of these programs is help our patients transition back to school by educating classmates, teachers and school administration through in-person counseling and routine school visits.
Our Back-to-School Program is designed to ease children’s transition back to the classroom. Our program includes:
Call 617-355-0472 or 617-632-3278 for more information.
Our School Liaison Program is designed for patients diagnosed with or who have completed treatment that involves the central nervous system. Our services include:
To be eligible, school-age patients (K-12) must have a leukemia or brain tumor diagnosis; have had a bone marrow/stem cell transplant; or had surgery, radiation therapy or chemotherapy involving the central nervous system. They must live within 60 miles of Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s so staff can attend school meetings in person (those living more than 60 miles away receive a telephone consultation). For more information, call 617-632-5909.
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