A 48-year-old member asked:
Will a chronic physical illness affect my child's education?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: All kids have a baseline potential, yet with a chronic illness, time away from class for checkups/hospitalizations/therapy can add up.The time away can mean they can fall behind their classmates.Over time the kid can catch up but the issue is a real one . Many children's hospitals make an effort to help kids keep up with their work if they are their for a longer stay.
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Last updated Jan 7, 2013
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