For Patients/Families

Resources and Educational Materials

Patient/Family Education Materials by Category

This section contains broad-ranging information Children's Hospitals & Clinics has developed about pediatric medicine. Here you will find plain talk about medical conditions or procedures, first aid, and the like. Many topics have illustrations and detailed instructions about how to provide care at home, and when to call for medical advice. Some topics offer links to Hmong, Somali, and Spanish versions.

The information in this section duplicates information given to the parents of Children's patients during their child's care in one of the hospitals or clinics.

This section has medical information, not medical advice. If you or your child has a health problem, contact your clinic. Use these materials only under the guidance of your child's health care provider.


Aerobic Exercise  
Back to sleep, tummy to play - Spanish  
Back to sleep, tummy to play - Somali  
Battery Safety Sheet  
Bilateral Coordination  
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response (BAER or ABR)  
Cleft Palate - Infant Feeding  
Cleft Palate - Speech Development  
Cleft Palate - Speech Glossary  
Cleft Palate - Transitioning to Cup Drinking  
Crutches  (Spanish)  
Cystic Fibrosis L.I.F.E. - Ages 1-3  
Cystic Fibrosis L.I.F.E. - Ages 13 and older  
Cystic Fibrosis L.I.F.E. - Ages 4-6  
Cystic Fibrosis L.I.F.E. - Ages 7 -12  
Cystic Fibrosis L.I.F.E. - Infant  
Developmental Milestones 12-18 Months  
Developmental Milestones 18-24 Months  
Developmental Milestones 2-3 Years  
Developmental Milestones 3-5 years  
Developmental Milestones 6-12 Months  
Developmental Milestones Birth - 6 Months  
Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercise  
Hearing and Speech Development  (Hmong, Spanish)  
Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation  
Passy-Muir Valve  
Playing with Sounds  
Resonance Disorders  
Serial Casting  
Sign language for hearing children  
Speech and Language Development: 12 to 18 Months  
Speech and Language Development: 18 to 24 Months  
Speech and Language Development: 24 to 30 Months  
Speech and Language Development: 30 to 36 Months  
Speech and Language Development: Birth to 12 Months  
Traumatic Brain Injury: Effects on Speech  
Video Fluoroscopic Swallow  
Voice Disorders  
Word Finding