Caring for the medically fragile child in the school setting

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The presence of children with special healthcare needs in schools has broadened the responsibilities of teachers, school nurses, paraprofessionals and other school employees. This publication, The Medically Fragile Child: Caring for Children with Special Healthcare Needs in the School Setting, comes from the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). It educates school personnel on their roles and responsibilities in relation to children with special healthcare needs (sometimes referred to as “medically fragile students”), their rights as school employees, and possible solutions and protections for local unions to pursue on behalf of their members. (Posted February 22, 2013)
http://www.aft.org/pdfs/healthcare/medicallyfragilechild0409.pdf

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