Children and Parents
Welcome to the paediatric (child-focussed) section of our Canberra rheumatology website.
Please follow the links below to access information about paediatric rheumatology conditions and their treatment.
The information is linked to the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, written by the paediatric rheumatology team and recommended by our Canberra rheumatology department.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
- Kids – click here!
- Young people – click here!
- General information about JIA
- Medication overview for JIA
- Treatments commonly used for JIA
- Managing the impact of JIA on your child's life
- Managing the impact of JIA on your family
- Physiotherapy and JIA
- Physiotherapy and JIA: a guide for adolescents
- Information for teachers
- Information for sports teachers
- Your pre-schooler with JIA
- Anakinra - how to give injections at home
- Anakinra - how to give injections at home: a guide for adolescents
- Anakinra - training checklist for home administration
- Methotrexate - parent information
- Methotrexate - how to give injections at home
- Subcutaneous Methotrexate - parent information
- Subcutaneous Methotrexate - training checklist for home administration
- Information from the Royal Children’s hospital orthopaedics & physiotherapy department
- Information from Arthritis Research UK
- MayoClinic Information
- Cleveland Clinic Information