Est. time: 18 min

Chronic health conditions pose serious implications for schools as the associated special needs of school-age children and their employees are identified. However, schools have responsibilities under federal laws to provide access to its facilities, programs, and its activities for those eligible individuals with chronic health conditions (including children and adults). Written by Michael Livovich, this tutorial will discuss the following topics relative to chronic health conditions: Prevalence of chronic health conditions; Chronic health conditions broadly defined; Examples of chronic health conditions; Children with chronic health conditions; Chronic health conditions and eligibility under IDEIA, Section 504, and the ADA; Health management for children and schools; Obtaining services for K-12 students with chronic health conditions; Responsibilities of parents of children with chronic health conditions; Post high school students with chronic health conditions; Instructional strategies for individuals with chronic health conditions; Adults with chronic health conditions.

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