Make a choice, take a chance, make a change.Our Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) program provides social gatherings for individuals, ages 18-28, with medical conditions that weaken their immune systems. We provide the opportunity for young adults to be the voice and share empathetic relationships in a fun and causal environment. We host typical social experiences such as barbecues and game nights.
I know he would have found so much joy during treatment if there had been a ‘safe’ place for him to interact with kids and his siblings.
I am looking forward to referring my patients and their families to the center for some much needed fun activity.
An opportunity to be a part of the real world they are isolated from.
Siblings probably suffer harder than any of us; they are the silent heros.
He didn’t know what to do with other kids in the room or that it was okay to play with kids.