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Starlight offers a variety of online resources to help children understand their illnesses.

Blood Tests: Exploring Our Incredible Blood
Using a virtual microscope, children and teens discover the fascinating facts that a single blood test can reveal about the body.
Uncovering the Mysteries of Bone Marrow
This interactive online game helps children discover the role that bone marrow plays in the body and why bone marrow aspirations and biopsies are important.
Coping With Chemo™
A series of online animated stories called webisodes that help children and teens with cancer learn how to cope with the challenges of having cancer and undergoing chemotherapy and other treatments.
Fitting Cystic Fibrosis Into Your Life Everyday
An interactive online game that teaches children and teens with cystic fibrosis the importance of airway clearance, exercise, diet, and taking enzymes and medications.
Living With Kidney Disease™
An interactive online magazine that offers children and teens diagnosed with kidney disease real advice from other young people. Kids get an inside look at how the kidneys work, see how medications and proper diet can help, and find out what to expect from treatments.
Quest for the Code
An online asthma game that helps children and teens learn how to manage their asthma, find coping tips and get advice.
Medical Imaging: Welcome to the Radiology Center
An interactive online program that allows children and teens to take a closer look at tests like X-rays, MRIs and CT scans. Children can explore machines, hear actual sounds, see real images produced from these tests, learn how they can prepare and find out what to wear in order to be more comfortable during the procedures.
Spinal Tap: Discovering the Secrets of Spinal Fluid
An interactive online program that helps children discover why spinal fluid holds an important key to diagnosis and treatment and provides tips for coping with a spinal tap procedure.
Sickle Cell Slime-O-Rama™
An interactive online game for children with sickle cell disease that teaches pain management and prevention strategies, and provide tips for communicating to adults about pain.
  Spotlight on IV’s
In this interactive game for children, nurse Ima Helpa explains what it’s like to get an IV and offers tips for making the medical procedure a little easier.
UC and Crohn’s
A website designed to help teenagers with UC and Crohn’s meet other teens with IBD. The site provides tips and strategies for coping with ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s and the treatments associated with the conditions.
The X-Men in: Life Lessons
An authentic X-Men comic book that helps teens and pre-teens recover emotionally from a serious burn injury and cope with teasing, staring and ridicule as they re-enter society.

 


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