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2000 Teleconference: Returning to School after Treatment for Childhood Cancer

Originally published on November 17, 2009
Most recently updated on July 24, 2012

If you would like to hear a replay of the teleconference, click on the link at the bottom of this article.

On Friday, December 8, 2000, CBTF collaborated with The Children's Cause and Cancer Care, Inc. on this topic.

This seminar addressed the how tos of: 1) working with your school to get appropriate services for your child; and 2) helping your child spend time with their peers, cope with their school assignments and adjust to going back to school.

The presenters were:

Daniel Armstrong, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Pediatrics and Director, Mailman Center for Child Development at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Armstrong is also a member of CBTF's professional advisory board.

Barbara Gannon, PsyD, Pediatric Psychosocial Unit, School Liaison Program, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA.


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