These are a few websites that provide helpful information on helping your child as they go through hospitalization or surgery.

American Society of Anesthesiologists: Preparing for Surgery —

Nemours Children’s Health: Helping Kids Get Ready for Surgery —

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta: Talking to My Child About Surgery —

Cedars-Sinai: A Patient’s Guide for Pediatric Surgery —

Children’s Health of Orange County: Preparing Siblings for Surgery —

University Hospitals: Parents’ Guide to Surgery —

BC Children’s Hospital: Tips to Help Your Child with Autism Prepare for and Cope with Surgery —

Autism Parenting Magazine: Valuable Ways to Prepare Your Child with Autism for a Hospital Stay —

National Health Service. Hospital Passport Template —