Information, Education, Support and Advocacy for
Families, Children, Teens and Adults Who Are Living With The Challenges of
Congenital Anorectal, Colorectal or Urogenital Disorders


School & Daycare

Membership Required A Partnership: Parent, Teacher, School

Sheila Levitt Estrin "A child is innocence meeting the world with a trusting, outstretched hand...," and we, as parents and educators must grasp this hand. School is a time of wonder, and curiosity. It is an awesome place with new faces and experiences abounding. For the child with special needs, it can become overwhelming if not handled properly.

Membership Required Plans to Support Children Using Medical Technology In Schools

Hollie Gabler Filce, Ph.D.Institute for Disability Studies, University of Southern MississippiFrom: Pull-thru Network News, September 2004 There are increasing numbers of children with health issues in today's schools. Many of these children rely on medical technology or other health procedures in order to be able to participate in and benefit from schooling. The most common medical technologies include tube feedings, intravenous lines, clean intermittent catheterization, ostomy appliances, dialysis, and respiratory devices (including tracheotomy tubes, oxygen tanks, and ventilators). These children are entitled to support for their health issues during the school day.

Membership Required School Accommodations Check-List

By: Hollie Gabler Filce, Ph.D.Assistant Professor, Dept. of Curriculum, Instruction, & Special EducationThe University of Southern MississippiFrom: Pull-thru Network News, March 2005 All children in the United States are entitled to a free, appropriate, public education, including children with disabilities and those with special health care needs. There are several laws that ensure equal access to such an education. Most relevant to school-aged children with disabilities and children with special health care needs are Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Membership Required Young Children With Special Health Care Needs: Rights And Resources For Families

By: Hollie Gabler Filce, Ph.D.Assistant Professor - Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special EducationThe University of Southern Mississippiand Accommodations Advisor for Pull-thru Network, Inc.