Health Information

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Allergy Information

Saint David's Parish School is an 'Allergy Aware School'. For more information about common allergies in Australia, please click on the following link: www.sa.gov.au/topics/education-skills-and-learning/health-wellbeing-and-special-needs/health-conditions/allergies
 

Asthma and Asthma Care Plans

For more information about Asthma, Care Plans and triggers, please visit the Asthma SA website or follow the link below.

http://www.sa.gov.au/topics/education-skills-and-learning/health-wellbeing-and-special-needs/health-conditions/asthma

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Headlice

Headlice is a common condition among school-aged children. For more information about the causes, symptoms and treatment, please visit the link below.

http://www.sa.gov.au/topics/education-skills-and-learning/health-wellbeing-and-special-needs/health-conditions/headlice

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Contagious, Infectious and Notifiable Illnesses

If your child is ill with an infectious or notifiable disease that may be passed on to other children, please keep them home from school and from other activities which may enable the disease to spread.

For information on most of these diseases and their exclusion periods, visit the website below.

http://www.sa.gov.au/topics/education-and-learning/health-wellbeing-and-special-needs/infectious-diseases-and-exclusion

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Special Needs and Learning Difficulties

Many learners struggle with learning. Common learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and dysgraphia are quite common in the community. There are also children who suffer from physical issues such as hearing impairment, as well as behavioural challenges such as Autism, ADD and ADHD.

To find out more about support services and resources available to assist, please visit: www.sa.gov.au/topics/education-and-learning/disability-and-special-needs