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Resources for teaching a child with a brain tumour

Since school makes up such a large part of a child’s daily life, this is naturally where most of their friendships are formed and strengthened. Teachers are in a great place to be able to support children to maintain their friendships following a brain tumour diagnosis. This page is full of resources for teaching a child with a brain tumour.

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“I’m still me”

Maintaining children and young people’s friendships after a brain tumour diagnosis – a guide for teachers

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Education resources

Our education resources received Highly Commended in the BMA (British Medical Association) Patient Information Awards 2018.

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Children & Families Service

Learn more about how we support children and families affected by a brain tumour diagnosis.

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Childhood brain tumours

Clear information about common childhood brain tumours, including side-effects and treatments.

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Animations for children

Our Jake animations can help you explain brain tumours and treatments to younger children.

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Talking to children about brain tumours

Information to help guide and support these tricky conversations.