Medical issues in schools are a growing reality. In addition to teaching academic skills, educators now play an integral part in comprehensive health care delivery for children. Based on current research, this volume outlines the most current and urgent pediatric issues affecting schools today.
Written for school psychologists, counselors, administrators, and teachers, this easy-to-understand resource covers:
-Schools as partners in health care delivery, including health care delivery trends and collaborations between educators and medical professionals -Current issues in pediatric disorders and treatments, such as childhood immunizations, shaken baby syndrome, sleep problems, and pediatric HIV -Prevention and wellness intervention for childhood obesity prevention, low-level aggression in the schools, and accident prevention
Featuring case studies, classroom strategies, discussion questions, glossaries, and handouts, Pediatric Disorders provides valuable information to practitioners involved in providing differentiated instruction and educational accommodations, collaborating with families, working with the community, and influencing policy.