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Guidance for Schools

10-15 percent of students in America have a chronic disease. Working with the student and parents to meet the needs of the child can help to provide a normal and safe educational experience. It is important that all students have the same opportunities.

Request the following information from parents and hemophilia treatment centers:

  1. Hemophilia 101 – the parents or HTC representative has access to materials that will offer more information
  2. A contact sheet listing the parents, the treatment center, and other emergency contacts
  3. An understanding of first aid procedures for a child with a bleeding disorder
  4. An authorized prescription from a doctor to keep in the student's files
  5. A list of disallowed/allowed/modified activities
  6. Any dietary restrictions
  7. Other items required by the student's care provider/treatment center
  8. A 504 accommodation plan, an Individualized Health Plan (IHP) and an Individual Education Plan (IEP)

Download the Steps for Living School Tool Kit

Download the R.I.C.E. Handout

For more information, go to First Aid.

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