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Parent & Caregiver Resources

What is Pediatric Palliative Care, Really?

Learn more about pediatric palliative care by watching the video provided below.

Online Resources

The following websites are recommended by Dr. Patti as resources for parents and caregivers.

  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
    AAHPM is the professional organization for physicians specializing in hospice and palliative medicine, nurses, and other healthcare providers.
    Visit the AAHPM website at
  • Courageous Parents Network
    Courageous Parents Network is a non-profit organization and educational platform that orients, empowers and accompanies families and providers caring for children with serious illness.
    Visit the CPN website at
  • Georgia Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
    GHPCO promotes quality hospice and palliative care throughout Georgia by providing information, education, and advocacy
    Visit the GHPCO website at
  • The International Children's Palliative Care Network
    The ICPCN's mission is to achieve the best quality of life and care for children and young people with life-limiting conditions, their families and carers worldwide, by raising awareness of children's palliative care, lobbying for the global development of children's palliative care services, and sharing expertise, skills and knowledge.
    Visit the ICPCN website at


  • Hearts Connected
    Hearts Connected is a professional organization supporting children through challenging situations.
    Visit the Hearts Connected website at
  • The Songs of Love Foundation
    The Songs of Love Foundation is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that creates free, personalized, original songs to uplift children and teens currently facing tough medical, physical or emotional challenges.
    Visit the Songs of Love website at
  • Walking Miracles Family Foundation (WMMF)
    WMFF is a foundation in West Virginia (WV) whose mission is to improve the quality of life and cancer experience for patients throughout their lives. Founder and CEO Brett Wilson is a two-time cancer survivor of childhood leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Patti’s Place: Vital Pediatrics for Complex Kids, LLC works with WMFF to provide evidence-based follow up for cancer survivors in WV through Dr. Patti’s registration as a telehealth provider in that state.
    Visit the Walking Miracles website at

Informational Documents