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Caregiver and Parent Resources

Being a parent or caregiver to someone with chronic illness(es) is a special experience that comes with its own set of challenges and hardships. Here at Fight Like a Warrior, we thank you for the effort and love you put in daily! Here are some resources that may help you along your journey as a parent/caregiver of a warrior. 

For Parents & Caregivers

Well Spouse Association

- Well Spouse Association advocates for and addresses the needs of people who care for a chronically ill or disabled husband, wife, or partner (but we think these resources can be helpful to parents as well!).

Parent to Parent USA

- Parent to Parent USA connects parents and families of children with disabilities and special health needs to ensure access to quality emotional support. 

Wrights Law: The Advocates Bookstore
- Resources on specific disabilities, special education, legal rights and responsibilities, negotiating with schools, and more. 

Caring for Chronically Ill Kids

When Your Child is Diagnosed with Chronic Illness

Caring for a Seriously Ill Child

For Your Warrior

Move United

- Move United uses the power of sport to push what’s possible for people with disabilities, confronting ignorance, fueling conversation, and inciting action that leads us to a world where everyone’s included.

National Youth Leadership Network

Best Buddies

- Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Camp Oasis

- This residential summer camp program enriches the lives of children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis by providing them with a safe and supportive camp community. 

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