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Resources for Schools and Parents

Model Policy for Schools

The project team have also consulted with expert health professionals to produce a policy document, highlighting model care of children with sickle cell and thalassaemia at school. This document is now available to download. The policy guide is licensed under Creative Commons (BY-SA).

Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia: A Guide to School Policy|
Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia: A Guide to School Policy|

Resources for Schools

As part of the research into sickle cell and the issues faced by children at school who live with the disorder, we have collaborated with Broken Silence, a group of young people living with sickle cell in London, who have drawn on the research to produce posters and leaflets for use in schools.

Booklet for Teachers|
Booklet for Pupils|
Poster|

The Sickle Cell Young Stroke Survivors|, a support group in Southwark, London, has also produced a booklet for schools looking at strokes and young people with sickle cell in schools.

Sickle Cell and Stroke|

The United Kingdom Thalassaemia Society| has produced a booklet for schools looking at young people living with thalassaemia, another serious inherited blood condition.

If You Teach a Child with Thalassaemia|

Resources for Parents

The NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme has supported the production of a booklet for parents with a child with a sickle cell disorder.

Care and Management of your Child with Sickle Cell Disease|

Work with us

Simon Dyson
Professor of Applied Sociology
Room 1.27 Hawthorn Building
De Montfort University
Leicester LE1 9BH
T: +44 (0)116 257 7751
E: sdyson@dmu.ac.uk |

School Policy Leaflet|
 
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