Understanding Medical and Disability Information

Understanding medical and disability implications is essential for getting to know students, planning effective instruction and providing the right level of classroom support. The critical information is not necessarily what the medical conditions or disabilities are, but rather how they impact a student’s learning, social/emotional behaviour and the classroom environment.

Table of Contents

To find strategies that teachers can use as a starting point to inform their classroom practice, and better support students with specific medical conditions and disabilities, select from the list below. This information is organized around:

  • planning and awareness
  • instruction
  • social and emotional well-being.

Download the entire Medical/Disability Information for Classroom Teachers resource in PDF format PDF