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Weekly Support Group for Kids Ages 10 – 13

Lupus LA is pleased to present its second pediatric support group in conjunction with the Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles starting on Wednesday, September 9, 2009. Over the course of six weeks, parents and children will tackle a different topic that will help them cope with the challenges of managing a chronic disease. Both kids and parents will have the opportunity to ask questions of guest speakers including doctors, young adults who have managed the disease for several years and other parents. Childcare for siblings will also be provided.

Space in the group is limited. To participate, please email or call Elyse Reyes at ereyes@lupusla.org or 310-657-5667.

Meeting Each Wednesday from 6 – 7:30pm
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
4650 Sunset Blvd at Vermont Avenue

Weekly Schedule:
September 9: Introductions and Ice Breakers
September 16: Medical Education
September 23: Goal Setting
September 30: Social Skills and Disclosure
October 7: Self-Image
October 14: Coping Skills
October 21: Graduation