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Be My Own Valentine Challenge! #iwasmadeamasterpiece

In February we launched a reboot of our #Iwasmadeamasterpiece social media campaign from this summer with a fun valentines themed twist.

Our journey with Alopecia Areata

In honor of National Alopecia Awareness Month, one of our Mom’s is sharing her and her daughter’s path over the last 10 years since diagnosis. Thank you Stacy for sharing your family and your faith with us!

Developing a School Coping Plan for your Child

As parents, one of the best things we can do is to work with educators, school counselors and nurses to help to develop a coping plan for how to manage school.

Our Journey with Psoriasis

When I heard psoriasis, I just had a general idea about a few itchy patches that really could be pretty irritating. But, in my mind, it was just a skin condition. I had no idea how a skin condition could become all-consuming – and how highly our culture valued outward appearance.

Vitiligo diagnosis by age

When your child is diagnosed with Ichthyosis, you’ll likely need to explain the disease to not only your child as they grow up but also siblings, cousins, friends, and acquaintances. We’d like to break down some examples of age appropriate ways to explain Ichthyosis.

What has ACHFTS community done for your family?

At our recent Family Day, we asked a few of our parents what A Children’s House for the Soul has done for them and their families. Our parents and families are such a blessing and we are honored to work with them towards our mission of helping kids love the skin they’re in!

How to explain Ichthyosis to children at different ages

When your child is diagnosed with Ichthyosis, you’ll likely need to explain the disease to not only your child as they grow up but also siblings, cousins, friends, and acquaintances. We’d like to break down some examples of age appropriate ways to explain Ichthyosis.

Harvey Storm Help Guide

We are thankful that our office weathered the storm without damage, and are praying for all those who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. 

Please be safe

Sending prayers for our friends and patients in Houston, and hoping for more rainbows than rain very soon. Please be safe!

Camp Discovery is good for the soul

Camp Discovery is good for the soul. Not just for the campers but for the staff and volunteers too! Thanks to all who helped make this life-changing week possible! It is a blessing beyond measure!

Join our community

Do you or someone in your family have a skin disease or birthmark? Join us at an event, engage with us online, or learn about the many others ways to get involved in ACHFTS.

Make a donation

Please consider a one-time or monthly donation to help support future projects that will help even more children and teens love the skin they are in.