Speaking to your class about cystic fibrosis

For some people (including adults) having to do a speech in front of others (such as fellow classmates) is very daunting and scary while for other people it is not a big deal. However you feel about it, talking to your classmates about having cystic fibrosis (CF) and what it means for you, can be a really rewarding experience.There might be other students in your class who have conditions like diabetes, asthma or cancer. Maybe you could join forces and each speak about your experiences. Read our factsheet below to find out more.

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Films

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.