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Preparing for the School Year with PH

May 20, 2013


Join Education Specialist Jeanne Kane as she discusses the effects of chronic illness on children’s school performance and explains how to secure education accommodations to make school a safe and rewarding experience for your child. Learn the ins and outs of 504 plans and IEPs and hear from real families overcoming their own unique challenges with school and PH.

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Resources

Use PHA's School Resource Guide to prepare your child's teachers for the school year with PH

Download the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital overview of IEPs and 504s (PDF)

 

Presenter Information 

 

Jeanne Kane, MA
Program Coordinator and Education Specialist Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

Jeanne Kane is an Educational Specialist specializing in advocacy, assessment and educational planning for Medically Complex children. She currently serves as Program Coordinator and Educational Specialist for The Hospital Educational Advocacy Liaisons Program (H.E.A.L.) at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Stanford. With more than fifteen years of experience working with medically fragile children, Jeanne has a wealth of knowledge about how the cognitive, social and academic effects of chronic illness can affect a child’s success in school.

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