Diagnosis Specific Resources

The sheets below give a brief overview of how a specific diagnosis can impact a student’s education and provides some common accommodations that the student may find helpful.

Cancer

Pediatric Cancer In-School Overview
Resources
American Cancer Society
Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center
Healthychildren.org – American Academy of Pediatrics

 

Cleft Palate

Cleft Palate In-School Overview
Resources
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Cleftline
Operation Smile

 

Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease In-School Overview
Resources
Template Section 504 Plan

 

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis In-School Overview
Resources
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Cystic Fibrosis Canada

 

Depression

Depression In-School Overview
Resources
National Institute of Mental Health

 

Diabetes Type 1

Diabetes Type 1 In-School Overview
Resources
Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
American Diabetes Association

 

Epilepsy

Epilepsy In-School Overview
Resources
The Epilepsy Foundation
Sample 504 for a Child with Epilepsy

 

Functional Abdominal Pain

Functional Abdominal Pain In-School Overview
Resources
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
American College of Gastroenterology
Abdominal Pain: What’s a School Nurse to Do?

 

Heart Disease

Heart Disease In-School Overview
Resources
American Heart Association
Children’s Heart Foundation
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

 

HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS In-School Overview
Resources
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Center for HIV Law & Policy Center
Office of Civil Rights – Placement of School Children with AIDS
National Association of School Psychologists

 

Lupus

Lupus In-School Overview
Resources
Lupus Foundation of America
What Teachers Should Know about Lupus
Kennedy Krieger Institute

 

Migraines

Migraines In-School Overview
Resources
American Migraine Foundation

 

Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle Cell Disease In-School Overview
Resources
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
The Center for Disease Control

 

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury In-School Overview
Resources
Brainline.org: preventing, treating, and living with traumatic brain injury (TBI)
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis In-School Overview
Resources
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
Template Section 504 Plan