Signed by President Bush on 10/9/08 to protect college students to maintain health insurance eligibility in illness. It goes into effect on 10/9/09. For further details: CONSTANGY, Brooks & Smith, […]
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.
by Pat Kerl, Hunterdon County LDA Representative Voorhees High School, Glen Gardner, NJ Pat Smith, President of the Lyme Disease Association (LDA) gave a presentation to various grades of a […]
Featured in the updated 2019 The ABC’s of Lyme Disease –
The Effects of Lyme Disease on Students, Schools and School Policy ….. While it comes as no surprise that the numbers of classified students are increasing, it may surprise some to know that Lyme disease may be causing many of the learning problems experienced by students in Lyme-endemic areas. New Jersey ranks fourth in the nation in Lyme cases.