Over 309 hours of telehealth services provided to patients during the pandemic to date 26% of patients are new to the foundation CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 28, 2020) – In compliance with the CDC, the Austin Hatcher Foundation converted to telehealth beginning March 17. The foundation’s staff have worked tirelessly to provide emotional, behavioral, and academic support to families during this period. “While many things have changed in the world, one thing remains the same,” said
Dear Patients and Families: We hope this letter finds you and your family well. Our community and nation have been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: Our commitment for every child diagnosed with cancer, and his or her family, to reach their full potential. We want to tell you about the infection control procedures we will be foll
Walker Wright, the Austin Hatcher Foundation's therapeutic drummer, shares ways to make musical instruments and drums at home. Using these instruments at home has many benefits, as music-based therapy enhances the quality of life, relieves stress, and allows for healthy emotional expression. These are difficult times during quarantine, and we are here for you to provide support and resources. Pediatric cancer patients and families seeking free telehealth support services such
Walker Wright, the foundation's drumming therapist, shares ways to make music at home with your family and use a drumming circle as a way to express emotions. These are difficult times during quarantine, and we are here for you to provide support and resources. Pediatric cancer patients and families seeking free telehealth support services can call the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer at 423-243-3475.