Back To School With Migraines or Headaches

Teri Robert @trobert Health Guide
  • It's that time of year again. That time when it's still summer, but time for school to start is sneaking up on us. Parents know that time all too well. There are school clothes and supplies to be purchased, class and bus schedules to review, and seemingly countless other details to deal with.

     

    When your child has a chronic illness, whether it's headaches, Migraines, or a different illness entirely, we really can't afford to put off getting our children ready for school. There are extra steps that need to be taken; extra preparations that need to be made. In the Miss America scholarship pageant program, they have a motto. They call it "the Ps..."

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    Prior Preparation
    Prevents Poor Performance.


    School rules have made it more complicated for chronically ill children and their parents. Many schools have a "zero tolerance" policy about medications, including simple over-the-counter medications...

     

    To help you and your children, we've included forms about your child's Migraines and medications that you and your doctor fill out and send to school for teachers and school nurses.

     

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Published On: August 25, 2008