Our booklet "When a student has Addison's: a guide for schools and parents" was written to help young people with Addison's who are in education to explain the condition, considerations needed and support required by a school or educational establishment.

The booklet covers the following information:

  1. What is Addison's
  2. Day to day symptoms
  3. Managing medication and fluids
  4. Medical jewellery and other documentation
  5. The Individual Healthcare Plan
  6. Absences and support for education missed
  7. Outside the classroom: school trips and sports
  8. Exam arrangements
  9. Transition to another school
  10. Responding to sickness, injury and emergencies
  11. Legislative guidance and further information
  12. Suggested Individual Healthcare Plan template
  13. Other essential contacts


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