ERIC Number: EJ787261
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: 34
Students with HIV/AIDS and School Consideration
Spears, Evans H.
Teacher Education and Special Education, v29 n4 p5-16 Fall 2006
There is a predicted increase in the number of children with HIV/AIDS in schools. Due to this increase, schools and educators need to be prepared for the special needs these children may have. In the present aggregate of literature and research, the following topical strands are examined: (a) overview of HIV/AIDS in school children; (b) HIV/AIDS demographics and incidence; (c) legal issues; (d) medical and psychosocial issues; (e) special education issues; (f) biases and barriers; (g) school policies, knowledge base, and training level; and (h) implications for practice.
Descriptors: Legal Problems, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Chronic Illness, Health Needs, Student Needs, School Health Services, Special Education, Legal Responsibility, Child Health, Incidence, Court Litigation, Psychological Patterns, Social Bias, School Policy
Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children. Available from: Allen Press, Inc. 810 East 10th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044. Tel: 800-627-0629; Web site: http://www.tese.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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