A chronic illness is wearing. It isn’t going to go away soon. It isn’t something that can be cured after a course of treatment. Chronic illness is long term and affects a person’s physical and mental health. Conditions such as Cystic Fibrosis, Sickle Cell Disease, Crohns or IBD, Diabetes, Asthma and Epilepsy are all chronic health conditions that impact the lives of many school, college and university students.
The impact of a life changing experience can carry on way beyond the initial hospital stay. This is part of the powerful message conveyed by Tatyana, a staff member at Chelsea Community Hospital School. Read more
As schools prepare for more students to come through the doors it might be a good time to reflect on what has been almost a year of life with Covid-19. Most of us never imagined many students would spend the year mainly learning at home or those attending school would be learning under restrictions that stifled collaborative learning experiences or the development of friendships.
Though it’s often easier to see what Covid-19 has taken away, its well worth looking at what it has helped to develop.