Wow..I had no idea a child that young could develop UC. That just does not seem fair at all. I'm very sorry to hear this, it must be difficult news for you and your wife. Sorry I can't offer any advice.
Sandra, age 34
Diagnosed December 2006 with UC (proctitis)
Currently in flare since Aug'07
(800mg x 2) increased to 800mg x 4 due to current flare
as needed nightly due to symptoms
Vitamins E, C, B complex, magnesium
Omega 3/6 supplements (500mg x 2)