Parent Resources – Primary School

Introduction

Starting school can be daunting so it is well worth spending the time to speak to your child’s teacher about his or her needs. It is really useful if all the specialist teachers can learn about cystic fibrosis (CF). Here you will find a variety of resources which are useful to assist. As your child moves through primary school he or she may become more independent, however it is still really useful for teachers to undertand about CF and what your child’s particular needs are.

Handy Documents

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Handy Documents

thumbnail of CFF035I – CF Health support plan Primarythumbnail of Student Health Support Plan Editable_Finalthumbnail of CFF035I – PST – summary for primary school relief teachersthumbnail of CFF035D – ECHE – Letter to Parentsthumbnail of Teacher information booklet for primary schoolthumbnail of CFF035I – PST – School Camp Checklistthumbnail of CFF035J – HST – A summary for managing CF in the classroomthumbnail of CF Fact Infection Control In Schools

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Handy Documents

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Films and Books

 

Good Clean Hands: This 3 min 40 second animation is all about hand washing and ways to minimise spreading germs, particularly to those who have cystic fibrosis. The film is suitable for children aged 3 to 8.

Getting Nosey about CF with Ollie and Nush: An animation made by the CF UK Trust which helps explain to children aged 4 to 10 what cystic fibrosis is.

Who am I?

A young girl explains to her class about having CF and what treatment she has to do. (PDF available to print out)

 

37 Is Just A Number: By Katarina Welborn

A compilation of personal experiences of living with cystic fibrosis, from the perspective of a young 7 year old, a 15 year old, an adult and a parent of a child with CF. The stories were compiled by a 15 year old as part of a school project. Download a copy here, or Buy Online Here. 100% of the purchase price goes directly to Cystic Fibrosis WA.

 

Monty A story about cystic fibrosis by Meredith Bubb

Monty is a whimsical canine, whose owner has cystic fibrosis (CF). Through Monty we experience the daily routines of living with CF as well as heading off to hospital. The book deals with a number of concepts pertaining to the care and treatment of a person with CF, complete with information and suggested extension activities.
Purchase online from: Cystic Fibrosis Queensland $11.00 Buy Online Here

 

The Mystery of the Sixty-Five Roses by Sandi Bowie

Jeremy is a curious 10 year old who likes to sneak and spy. He wants to find out why his neighbor Darcy has had the week off school. He slips into “Super Stealth Mode” to locate the mysterious sixty-five roses that Darcy tells him about, because he thinks they might just be the answer to getting some time off school. Buy the e-book on Amazon here, Kobo here or through the iTunes store. For more details about the author visit her website here.

 

A Germ’s Journey by Thom Rooke, MD

Where did your cold germ come from? Where is it going next? A germ’s journey is filled with shuffles, sniffles and sneezes. A great resource to teach children about how easily germs can spread. (More for children 5 and upwards)

 

Germs are not for sharing by Elizabeth Verdick

A book especially for young children which teaches them the basics of not spreading germs.

 

Brochures

Infection Control Brochure- Developed by Cystic Fibrosis Australia

Click here for a downloadable copy.