Patient Education

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Mayo Clinic provides children, adolescents and families with education materials designed to complement information provided verbally throughout the rehabilitation stay. Printed materials, age-appropriate activity booklets, videotapes, DVDs and therapeutic play are all used as educational resources. Education focuses on:

  • changes in body function
  • skin care
  • breathing techniques
  • physical activity
  • emotional transitions and coping skills
  • returning to school

On admission each child receives "My Rehab Book," which provides an overview of rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic.