- Can run from the Internet
- Can download and print the presentations
- Audio pronunciation guide
- Pre- and Post-Tests included
How A Tick Can Make You Sick
- Module 1: What is Lyme disease
- Module 2: Tick-er Tape Parade: What are ticks and what do they look like?
- Module 3: Keeping ticks at bay when you go out to play
- Module 4: Testing and treatment for Lyme disease
- Pronunciation Guide
- Adobe Acrobat PDF Module 1: What is Lyme disease
- Adobe Acrobat PDF Module 2: Tick-er Tape Parade: What are ticks and what do they look like?
- Adobe Acrobat PDF Module 3: Keeping ticks at bay when you go out to play
- Adobe Acrobat PDF Module 4: Testing and treatment for Lyme disease
LDA Maps Lyme Across the USA – View Reported Case Numbers with a click!
Individual maps from 1990 through 2010 and total case number map 1990-2010 including state reporting criteria changes. Click on individual states for a pop up case number table and an incidence map. All have printer-friendly versions. Free
AVAILABLE NOW! Time for Lyme Curriculum for Schools
In a cooperative effort between Connecticut-based Time for Lyme, Inc.(TFL) [an LDA affiliate] and Connecticut school administrators, TFL created a tick-borne diseases curriculum with age-appropriate goals, activities, and measurable guidelines—one that includes tick awareness, prevention tips, proper tick removal, and the signs and symptoms of Lyme disease. This curriculum is designed for use in elementary school (grades K and 3), middle school (grade 6), and high school (grade 9). For purchase.
For New Jersey Educators: State Department of Education adopted curriculum already available
LDA (when it was LDANJ) helped to develop and pass the law which developed a state adopted curriculum for use in NJ schools and requires NJ school districts to annually in-service any staff member who has a student with Lyme disease. P.L. 18A 35-5.1-5.3 (1992)
ABC’s Of Lyme Disease LDA pamphlet written for parents and educators
Current research indicates that the Lyme disease bacteria can be transmitted within hours after an infected tick attachment. Failure of parents and teachers to recognize Lyme disease early in its course can result in a child developing a chronic difficult to treat infection in the brain, eyes, joints, heart and elsewhere in the body. Free (shipping costs for large quantities)
New Book for kids with Lyme Disease – BUY BOOK ONLINE
Lyme Disease Is No Fun: Let’s Get Well! written by Mary Wall MS Ed, CCLS, a Columbia graduate student, edited by Colleen M. Smith, a peer-review medical journal production editor and Johns Hopkins grad?each has battled Lyme disease as a child. Author Amy Tan has written the back cover note. Published by Lyme Disease Association, Inc.
The Effects of Lyme Disease on Students, Schools and School Policy
by Patricia V. Smith, President, Lyme Disease Association was published in School Leader, official publication of the New Jersey School Boards Association, Sept/Oct 2004 issue. LDA has permission to post and reprint the article. Free access
New! Excerpts from Best Practices in School Health manual, the section on Lyme disease, module 4.
The excerpted pieces are from interviews with Lyme Disease Association President Pat Smith. “Reprinted with permission from Best Practices in School Health, a publication of Federal News Services, Inc. For more info, please visit www.fednewsonline.com”
Make Time to Look at Lyme and In-service Ideas for Lyme Disease
The Lyme Disease Association has permission from The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences to post the following article in its entirety. Free access
Lyme Disease Association website section devoted to Lyme in the schools.