Introduction: There is an urgent need for Lyme disease education and awareness in the schools throughout the United States. In addition to the “ABC’s of Lyme,” and the new “Time […]
Lyme: Kids & Schools
Information on Lyme disease to educators and students is vital so that children with Lyme disease are understood by their teachers and their peers, and they are given proper educational accommodations by the school. Since children are at the highest risk of acquiring the disease, they need materials on prevention. LDA also provides monies for children without insurance coverage from its LymeAid 4 Kids fund.
We in the Lyme world all know that tick-borne diseases are caused by complex organisms that can affect just about any part of the body, and we realize that the […]
How A Tick Can Make You Sick –
The Lyme Disease Association has developed this slide show after almost 20 years working in schools with teachers and with students on Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. The LDA has asked doctors, a family psychotherapist, a school district special services director (retired), a microbiologist, a teacher, Lyme disease group leaders, and kids to review the presentation. We have tweaked the content provided here to make it more interesting for students and to be Web friendly […]