ERIC Number: ED489470
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun
Helping Schoolchildren with Chronic Health Conditions. A Practical Guide
Clay, Daniel L.
Designed to help school psychologists and other school-based professionals create an optimal learning environment for the 10-15% of students who experience chronic, significant health problems, this volume provides up-to-date information, cost-effective strategies, and practical clinical and educational tools. The convenient, large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying and day-to-day use. Indispensable features include: (1) Discussions of specific health conditions and their impact in K-12 settings; (2) Interventions to maximize school participation, coping, and social functioning; (3) Guidelines for developing IEPs and 504 plans as required by law; (4) Keys to building effective partnerships with parents, teachers, and medical providers; (5) Many reproducibles: assessment tools, student worksheets, parent handouts, and more. This book is part of the Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by Kenneth W. Merrell. The table of contents includes: (1) Introduction; (2) Overview of Common Health Conditions; (3) Legal Responsibilities of the School; (4) Making Accommodations: Developing 504 Plans and Individual Education Plans (IEPs); (5) Integration and Reintegration into the School Setting; (6) Coping with Chronic Health Conditions; and (7) Tying It All Together.
Descriptors: Worksheets, School Involvement, Legal Responsibility, School Psychologists, Health Conditions, Coping, Chronic Illness, Individualized Education Programs, Disabilities
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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