What parents need to know

As a parent or guardian, you want to support your child in the best way possible. We've provided some information on what to expect and some ways you can help.

What to expect

We've provided a few of the common issues that usually arise in the life of a seriously ill child.

What should you tell the school?

Take a look at some examples of the information you should disclose about your child's illness, and how to deal with possible questions which may arise at school.

Be your child's advocate

Find out some of the things you can do with your child, their school and support network to make the period of their illness as positive as possible.

Request RMLP tuition

Find out whether your child is eligible to receive one-on-one catch up tuition as part of the Ronald McDonald Learning Program.

For parents Health Conditions