CHaD Matters

Diabetes written on a chaulkboard

Severe Cases of Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes on the Rise

Once fairly uncommon, Type 1 diabetes in children is becoming more frequent during the COVID-19 pandemic.

View story

Young boy waving to a computer screen

Supporting IEPs and 504 Plans at Home

Here’s some guidance on how IEPs and 504 plans are helping parents and teachers support students at home.

View story

Carbon monoxide detector on ceiling.

Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The Injury Prevention Center at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (ChaD), in partnership with Safe Kids New Hampshire, offers these tips to both prevent and identify carbon monoxide in your home.

View story

Ellen DeGeneres with Bj, Elliot and Carrie Perry

The Ellen Show Welcomes Special Guests and CHaD Ambassadors, the Perry Family

CHaD Ambassador Elliot Perry shares on the Ellen DeGeneres Show his effort to raise funds for two new playgrounds in Lebanon and Manchester, NH.

View story

Elliot Perry playing on a swingset

CHaD Ambassador Elliot Aims to Raise $121,000 to Build Two CHaD Playgrounds

Elliot Perry is on a mission to raise $121,000 to get playgrounds built at CHaD in Lebanon and Manchester with his “121 Club” campaign.

View story

Girl with a paper heart in front of window

Thank You to Our Corporate Sponsors

We are grateful for the businesses and organizations that continued to provide vital funding for CHaD programs and services.

View story

Hailey Gelinas

Our Patients. Their Stories. Hailey Gelinas

An unwavering medical team and a devoted grandmother helped 19-year-old Hailey Gelinas through two kidney transplants.

View story

Lipid care team.

Pediatric Lipid and Weight Management Center: Lifestyle Approach to Good Health

CHaD’s Pediatric Lipid and Weight Management Center takes a family approach to tailor care to each patient and family and their specific conditions and risks.

View story

Eric Shessler

CHaD Patients, Families and Physicians Discover Telehealth Benefits

Pediatricians and patients are finding that telehealth visits are effective especially for routine visits.

View story

mother and daughter talking

Teaching Children Diversity and Inclusion

It’s essential to address children’s natural curiosity and questions to help them learn, and to engage in regular conversations about diversity and practice inclusivity at home.

View story