Supporting your child
As well as getting the right treatments and supportive therapies for your child, you will also want to know what else you can do to help them live with their growth disorder.
In this section…
Checklist to begin treatment
Before you start treatment you will want to make sure you have prepared your child for the journey ahead.
Coping with daily life
Help your child to cope with their growth disorder in daily life. Get information on where to find clothing as well as what types of aids can help.
Coping with physical symptoms
Children with growth disorders may suffer from chronic pain, fatigue and joint issues. Find out how to get support to help you and your child cope better together.
Healthy self-esteem is really important, especially for children with growth disorders. Find out how you can help your child to be more confident.
Find out how you and your family can eat healthily and get enough nutrition.
Find out how you can help your child make the transition to self-injection for their growth hormone treatment.
Myths and facts
Use our myths and facts section to find out more about growth disorders, growth hormone and how to help your child.
Patient and support groups
Get information and contact details for growth disorder support groups worldwide.