Disability and Health Issues in the Classroom

This book is designed to accompany lectures on many current issues related to the maintenance of good health and the care of students who may be showing signs of poor health. t also discusses the care of students with special needs who are healthy but may need some adult assistance. The other important area discussed is the therapeutic and side effects of medication and their effect on the students’ learning and behaviour.

The information in the following pages serves as an introduction. If it leaves the reader with questions and leads him/her to search for further resources on these topics then the author’s goal will have been accomplished.

Author: Lucy Horbay