Learning About Diagnoses & Conditions

These pages are written for parents and other family members of children and youth with the conditions and diagnoses below. Here you'll find answers to some of the common questions that parents ask about these conditions, as well as links to other high-quality websites with relevant information.

Finding Out More about Diagnoses & Conditions

For more comprehensive and clinical information, please see our Diagnoses & Conditions section. The modules found there are written for primary care doctors, but the information in them may also be useful for parents and family members.

This is not a complete list of chronic pediatric diagnoses and conditions. If you are interested in these types of FAQs for other conditions, please let us know by using our Feedback link at the top of each page.

The Medical Home Portal thanks the 2011-12 Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (URLEND) trainees for their help in the initial development of this section and its pages.

Authors & Reviewers

Initial publication: November 2012; last update/revision: February 2023
Current Authors and Reviewers:
Author: Medical Home Team
Authoring history
2019: first version: Medical Home TeamA
AAuthor; CAContributing Author; SASenior Author; RReviewer