Useful Resources and Links - Medical Needs

Information and resources for school staff and parents in supporting children and young people.

Useful Publications

Useful Links

Diabetes

  • The Public Health Agency has produced a video on recognising the symptoms of Type 1 diabetes
  • What Diabetes Care to Expect in Schools – Booklet
  • The Diabetes website is a video platform and social enterprise created in partnership with the Diabetes Team at Leeds Teaching Hospital. There are dedicated videos for school staff and parents/carers. There are sections on emotional wellbeing and a Goals of Diabetes resource page. It is available at www.digibete.org 
  • Diabetes UK website has a selection of resources relevant to children, parents, and schools.
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has a selection of resources relevant to children, parents, and schools. They also offer a free online training module for schools.
  • Diabetes Awareness for School Staff.

Asthma

Allergies and Anaphylaxis Resources

Epilepsy

Cardiac Conditions

Bladder and Bowel

Eating, Drinking and Swallowing

The Department of Education NI website under Physical Needs section provides eating, drinking and swallowing awareness training for school staff.

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