Our goal at Parent Connection is to offer you valuable links to information that parents might find helpful. Some of these web sites provide just one example of those that have been recommended by parents, so search for other sites specific to your geographical area for additional information.
This page will continue to evolve over time, so make sure to check back.
If you have any questions or suggestions about what should be included on this page,
please feel free to
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section of our website.
first thing's first... How much does it hurt?
The first and foremost concern for parents is just how much their child is suffering. It can always help for a child to have visuals in order to properly verbalize their pain. Please reference the Wong-Baker FACES
scale to help you make important decisions about your child's treatment. And remember to
consult with your child's physician before going through with
For clarification of the pain scale, please visit The Wong-Baker FACES
County Regional Educational Offices
Example: DuPage Regional Office of Education -
Check your local county website for further information. They are usually the ones that are the liason between state and local school districts within your county.
Links of interest to other websites from this location are provided as an added value by the Chiari & Syringomyelia Foundation, Inc. By accessing the links from this site, you will be leaving CFS's web site. Although we have reviewed the information on these sites prior to creating the links, we are not responsible for the content of the sites. Information on these website pages may become dated or change without notice, and we do not represent or warrant the information contained on these linked pages as complete or accurate. Please be advised that you will no longer be subject to, or under the protection of, the privacy and security policies of CSF's website. We encourage you to read and evaluate the privacy and security policies on the site you are entering which may be different from those of CSF, Inc.