Information for Parents
On this page we've assembled the information and answers you'll need about your child's procedure.
Preparing for Your Child's Neurosurgical Procedure
We know how anxious you may be about your child's procedure. We've prepared a guide for you with answers to frequently asked questions about pediatric neurological surgery. Visit the page here, and download a Microsoft Word version of the document here.
Pre-surgical Tour, Just for Kids
The Komansky Center has prepared a virtual tour of the hospital in a child-friendly slide show to help answer our young patients' questions about their stay. Click here to launch the slide show.
Pet Therapy for Pediatric Patients
The prospect of undergoing a neurosurgical procedure can be daunting for anyone, especially a child. Sometimes a dog can help. Find out how our pet therapy dogs work with our young patients.
NeuroMotion New Patient Questionnaire
Our Pediatric NeuroMotion Functional Clinic is staffed by a multidisciplinary team from Neurology, Neurological Surgery, Orthopedics, and Physical Therapy, and provides a combination of treatments and therapies for those with neuromuscular functional disabilities. Download a Microsoft Word version of our New Patient Questionnaire to help us evaluate your child's therapeutic options.
Our Parent-to-Parent program can connect you personally with a parent whose child has been treated for the condition your child has. If you would like to speak to a parent who's been there, please email Nicole Savage or call our office at and we'll facilitate an introduction for you.