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Relaxation and Stress Management


“Indigo Dreams: Relaxation and Stress Management Bedtime Stories for Children to Improve Sleep, Manage Stress and Anxiety” by Lori Lite
“Relaxation and Self-Regulation Techniques for Children and Teens: Mastering the Mind-Body Connection” by Dr. Mary Karapetian Alvord and Dr. Bonnie Zucker



Breathe, Chill: A Handbook of Games and Techniques Introducing Breathing, Meditation, and Relaxation to Kids and […]

October 16th, 2016//By //0 Comments

Invisible Illnesses

My name is Lily, and I have had Juvenile Arthritis since I was a toddler.

For the past 18 years, I have watched the power of medicine– from rheumatology appointments to x-rays and MRIs, drug infusions to surgical procedures, or physical therapy to nonprofit philanthropies. I’ve watched it all happen around me, and it became my […]

April 25th, 2016//By //0 Comments

Welcome to the Communitas website and blog!  I hope this site serves as a resource for young people facing chronic illness and their families.

Through my personal and professional experiences, I have come to see serious and chronic illness as a turning point for patients and families. With that in mind, I have had a long-standing […]

March 9th, 2016//By //0 Comments