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About Cystic Fibrosis

Learn about cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that affects the lungs, pancreas, and other organs, and how to treat and live with this chronic disease.

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    A Teacher's Guide to CF

    A teacher's guide to maximizing the learning experience for students with cystic fibrosis.

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    When There's More Than One Person With CF in the Same School

    Although cystic fibrosis is a rare disease, in some schools there may be more than one person with CF present. Germs are a major concern for people with CF, but there are steps you can take to help students and faculty with CF lower the risk of cross infection.

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    Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 Plans

    To help ensure your child’s needs are being met at school, you may consider requesting an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or a 504 plan.

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    How One School Nurse Is Preparing for Three Students With CF at the Same School

    As a high school nurse responsible for 1,200 students -- three of whom have cystic fibrosis -- I’m finding this upcoming school year to be particularly challenging. Here is how I implemented a plan of action to keep each student safe while balancing their specific needs.

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