ERIC Number: ED302031
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Students with Cancer: A Resource for the Educator. Revised.
National Cancer Inst. (NIH), Bethesda, MD.; Metropolitan Candlelighters, Washington, DC.; Kansas Univ. Medical Center, Kansas City. Dept. of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.
Intended for teachers, the booklet provides information on managing a child with cancer in the classroom. Sections deal with the following topics: cancer in the young and its treatment, effects of the disease and treatment, school reentry, the teacher's role, what to find out, dealing with parents, what to do, the student in the classroom, classmates, keeping in touch, other medical concerns, special concerns of junior and senior high school students, and terminal illness. Sources of additional information include self-help groups, a toll free cancer information service, a selected bibliography for educators, and a selected bibliography for young people. (DB)
Descriptors: Cancer, Classroom Techniques, Diseases, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Adjustment, Mainstreaming, Medical Services, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Teacher Role
Office of Cancer Communications, National Cancer Institute, Building 31, Room 10A24, Bethesda, MD 20892.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Cancer Inst. (NIH), Bethesda, MD.; Metropolitan Candlelighters, Washington, DC.; Kansas Univ. Medical Center, Kansas City. Dept. of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.
Note: For earlier version, see ED 205 869.