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ERIC Number: EJ871951
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
What Teachers Need to Know about Lyme Disease
Cook, Lysandra
Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, v28 n1 p25-33 Fall 2009
Although widely misunderstood, Lyme disease is the most prevalent vector borne disease in the United States. Children are the most at-risk group for Lyme disease, which can impact every system in the body. It can produce the musculo-skeletal, neurologic, psychiatric, opthalmologic, and cardiac symptoms. The symptoms of Lyme disease can have a large impact on school performance. This article will enable teachers to recognize and appropriately support children with Lyme disease. (Contains 1 table.)
Division for Physical and Health Disabilities, Council for Exceptional Children. 1110 North Glebe Road Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201. Tel: 888-232-7733; Fax: 703-264-9494; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United States