Your child's return to school is a very important step in
his/her recovery after hospitalization. Returning to school after a
long absence or with a new medical diagnosis may cause anxiety or
A school program designed to educate your child's peers on your
child's medical experience can reduce anxiety and ease your child's
transition back into the classroom.
The following resources are designed to support you and your
child toward a successful re-entry into the classroom. Please
contact the Department of Child Life at (816) 234-3757 with any
additional questions or concerns.