No matter how good your school district is, be prepared for unexpected challenges when getting your 504 plan in place.
Sending our son to school was scary, but we have a plan to keep him healthy.
Along with experiencing the typical emotions every parent has when their kids start school, I've also had to teach my son, Maddox, to take responsibility for his cystic fibrosis.
Figuring out your child's CF diagnosis is complicated on its own, but learning how to communicate everything that goes into caring for your child to those outside of the CF community can be even more overwhelming. Here are my tips and tricks to using your voice to both educate and advocate on behalf of your child.
In the fourth installment of our “Ask a Case Manager” series, we discuss what you should consider when making the transition from high school to college.
As a frequent public speaker, I was surprisingly nervous the day before I spoke to my kids' classmates about the realities of cystic fibrosis several years ago. Luckily, my kids knew just what to say to calm my nerves.
As schools start to reopen, parents, students, and households aim to make the best decisions for those living with cystic fibrosis. Here's your guide to hearing the risks, benefits, and key factors to consider for in-person and distance learning.
Sending your child to kindergarten for the first time is hard enough, but when your child has cystic fibrosis, it is even harder. Here's how I handled my daughter's transition to kindergarten and the lessons I learned along the way.