Serious and chronic illnesses can affect a child socially, emotionally, cognitively and physically. Find out the different issues which may arise, and some strategies you can employ to deal with them.
Learn the common effects of a serious illness on a child's education.
Executive functioning is the high-level mental ability required for everyday control and organisation. Find out how to tell if a serious illness has impaired a child's executive functioning, and some teaching strategies to help deal with this.
Find out how illness can impair a child's social skills and how to help them develop resilience and social skills.
Take a look at some of the ways you can prepare for a seriously ill student before and during their return to the classroom.