Advanced Serious Illness

When a child, teen, teacher, or staff member is confronted with an advanced serious illness, whether their own or a family member's, they often need support and flexibility to succeed in the school or community organization setting. Here are resources to navigate helping children, teens, and adults facing an advanced serious illness. 

Resources from The Dougy Center

Pathways Program - for families facing an advanced serious illness​

Tip Sheet - Tips for Families & Support People

Tip Sheet - Tips for Schools

Podcast -  When Someone you Love has an Illness

Podcast - Creating Legacies in the Face of a Terminal Illness

Other Resources

Coalition to Support Grieving Students

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center - Toolkit to Help Educators Support Children of Parents with Serious Illness


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