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Community/Online Support Children's Blood & Cancer Resource Directory - Educational Support

Websites

Children Diagnosed With Cancer: Returning to School (ACS) 800-227-2345

This American Cancer Society (ACS) web page addresses family concerns about their child returning to school after being diagnosed with cancer. ACS offers ideas for moving forward after diagnosis.

Learning Problems During or After Treatment (CureSearch) 800-458-6223

This CureSearch web page describes educational difficulties that children may experience during their illness. Includes information on special educational services as well as guidance for both parents and school personnel.

In School (National Hemophilia Foundation) 212-328-3700

This National Hemophilia Foundation web page offers tips for parents on how to communicate with school authorities about their child and his or her diagnosis.

More information to review and download (PDFs)

Educational Issues Following Treatment for Childhood Cancer (CureSearch)
This educational information is provided by CureSearch and addresses educational problems children face following cancer treatment and special accommodations or services to consider.

Cognitive Late Effects in Childhood Cancer Survivors
This information is provided by the Texas Child Study Center at Dell Children's and addresses cognitive late effects, risk factor for developing cognitive late effects and education support for cancer survivors.

Recommended School Accommodations for Youth with Sickle Cell Disease
This information is provided by the Texas Child Study Center at Dell Children's and addresses recommended school accommodations for children with sickle cell disease.

Recommended School Accommodations for Youth with Hemophilia
This information is provided by the Texas Child Study Center at Dell Children's and addresses recommended school accommodations for children with hemophilia.

Helpful Information Regarding Your Child's Admission Review Dismissal (ARD)
This handout is provided by the Texas Child Study Center at Dell Children's and helps parents prepare for ARD meetings with school officials and help determine the best way to meet the educational needs of the child.

IDEA - The Manual for Parents & Students About Special Education Services in Texas(2012)
This manual is provided by The Arc of Texas and Disability Rights of Texas in both English and Spanish. Special education information includes a parent's guide to the special education process, laws, rules and regulations, and other educational support and resources.

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