The Comfort Ability provides a wide range of resources and services to help you and your family.
Pediatric Pain Programs:
Pediatric Chronic Pain Programs by State
General Pediatric Health Resources
American Academy of Pediatrics:
Informative resource addressing a wide range of pediatric healthcare topics and issues.
Website with general information regarding a variety of pediatric conditions.
Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics:
Website dedicated to issues of child development and behavior throughout the span of infancy, childhood and adolescence.
Pediatric Pain Specific Resources
Pain and Your Child or Teen:
Terrific resource for explaining how pain works in the body and reviewing pain medications.
Pain Resource Centre:
Helpful guide for general information about pain.
UCLA Pediatric Pain Program:
Information regarding best practices in pediatric pain healthcare.
The TEACh-Pain Project:
Teach Pain School Resource Informational website for teachers and school staff regarding chronic pain. Can also be helpful for interested family and friends.
Pediatric Pain Management Intervention Resources
Comprehensive resource for learning about pain and pain-management skills. Includes engaging videos of children and families talking about pain.
Camp Pain Retreat:
Includes interactive features to teach coping strategies for pain management.
Resources for mindfulness and meditation.
A great series of videos of children talking about acupuncture, biofeedback, hypnosis, aromatherapy and massage.