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Dr. Howard Gurr
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Children In School (Overview)

Children are required to be in school until the age of 18.


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Should I send my children to school during a pandemic?

Should I send my children to school during a pandemic?

Yes.: Yes, unless authorities close the schools. In that case, you should be prepared to engage in home-learning activities with your children. ...Read more

Dr. Howard Gurr
39 doctors shared insights

Children In School (Overview)

Children are required to be in school until the age of 18.


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What dangers are there for epileptic children in schools?

What dangers are there for epileptic children in schools?

Seizure: There is always a risk of a patient with seizures to have one at any time. Therefore the best thing is to be prepared with a safety plan. Your neurologist can give you and the school instructions of what to do in the event of a seizure. ...Read more

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Caring for a Child with Special Needs (Tip)

Caring for a Child with Special Needs

Have experienced family help you to provide for the impaired child. ...See more

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Caring for a Special Needs Child (Checklist)

Pick a good primary care provider
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Keep a notebook of your child's health problems and medical specialists
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What sort of disorders can be spread among children in school?

What sort of disorders can be spread among children in school?

Infestor vs infector: School kids oft have a relaxed pattern of personal hygene & well developed pattern of sharing.Things that infest (lice/pinworms/scabies mite) are all possibilities for school transmition.Things that infect (bacteria/virus/fungus/etc) are also spread in this close and relaxed environment.As they age & acquire better self monitoring & hygene, the infestors are less prominent. ...Read more

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How can exercise help hyperactive children in school?

How can  exercise help hyperactive children in school?

Hyperactivity : Hyperactive children have a difficult time focusing in the classroom and they benefit from movement and breaks. Exercise could help hyperactive children release energy and regain some focus for a while. All children benefit from exercise in school ! ...Read more

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Managing Your Child's Diabetes (Tip)

Managing Your Child's Diabetes

Find other healthy children or individuals (athletes, celebrities) that are successfully managing it. ...See more

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Breastfeeding Your Child (Checklist)

Try to eat organic, especially lots of fruits and veggies
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Is there anything you can do to prevent catching germs from your children in school years?

Is there anything you can do to prevent catching germs from your children in school years?

It's difficult: It's hard to prevent , especially when they sneeze and cough in your face. Good handwashing can help some, but wouldn't entirely prevent transmission. ...Read more

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How can I demonstrate that my disabled child can keep up with the other children in school to teachers?

How can I demonstrate that my disabled child can keep up with the other children in school to teachers?

His doctor can help: His pediatrician is uniquely qualified to help your disabled child get the best educational bang-for-the-buck intellectually, emotionally, physically and psychologically. His pediatrician can coordinate the myriad diagnoses and reports from specialist doctors and ancillary consultants and help the school see how to get to the "proof in the pudding": your child keeping up with the others. Good luck. ...Read more

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