Students with chronic health conditions can function at their maximum potential if their needs are met. Their attendance, alertness and physical stamina will improve; they will have fewer symptoms and restrictions on their participation in physical activities and special events and they will experience fewer medical emergencies.
What You Can Do
- Healthy Classrooms (Lysol): Lysol® has partnered with National PTA and the National Education Association (NEA) to educate students on proper hand washing and other techniques to keep germs from spreading and reduce sick days.
- Safe at School (American Diabetes Association): A campaign dedicated to making sure all children with diabetes are medically safe at school and have the same opportunities as their classmates.
- Food Allergies: What PTOs and PTAs Need to Know (Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE): Review National Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools, including recommended practices to help ensure students with food allergies are safely included.