IDEAS Support for Teenagers

These sites address the unique needs of children and teens facing intestinal disease, and allow you to connect with other young people with IBS, IBD, Celiac and GERD.

Band-Aids and Blackboards
This is a site about growing up with medical problems …any ol’ type. Its goal is to help people understand what it’s like, from the perspective of the children and teens who are living with illness.

Cel-Kids Network (Celiac Sprue Association)
Cel-Kids Network provides children and youth opportunities to means to share experiences with others of their age-group who are also living with CD/DH.

Crohn’s 4 young Adults
This is a site for young people who have Crohn’s disease, IBS, Colitis, IBD, bowel problems or anyone one who has been affected by intestinal diseases, whether patients or friends/relatives.

The Children’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program at Mount Sinai
The Children’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program provides you with a team of experts dedicated to the particular challenges of treating and managing Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in children and young adults

Kids Corner (National Foundation for Celiac Awareness)
Our goal is to provide fun and facts for Celiac children and their families. There will be recipes, holiday ideas, news about Celiac disease and more.

UOAA Teen Network
Teen Network was founded by Jude and Cheryl Ebbinghaus, and Brittney Sherman to provide a support group for teens with bowel and/bladder dysfunction or disease. They work closely with United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA), as well as the Youth Rally; a camp for kids and teens between the ages of 11 and 17 who suffer from bowel and/bladder dysfunction or disease.

Starbright World
A site for chronically ill teens where you can build a profile, blog and chat with people around the world

Teens With Crohn’s Disease
This site is a place to share stories and information for teens, by teens with Crohn’s Disease, Colitis, or IBS
Young Ostomate and Diversion Alliance of America (Y.O.D.A.A)
Discussion Board


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