Information for Teachers and Coaches

TEACHERS

Brachial Plexus Information For Schools • this contains very specific information about the type of support a child might need in the school environment

Quick Facts Sheet • if you don't want to give them an Outreach booklet

Cover Letter to Teacher/Coach• just an example of what kind of letter may be written as a cover letter when you bring or send your envelope of awareness info to your child's teacher - needs to be personalized

Bookmarks

COACHES

Quick Facts Sheetif you don't want to give them an Outreach booklet

Cover Letter to  Teacher/Coach • just an example of what kind of letter may be written as a cover letter when you bring or send your envelope of awareness info to your teacher/coach - needs to be personalized

Stretching The Limits:  Brachial Plexus Injuries & Therapy • your child's coach may be interested in this page

Bookmarks

Silver Ribbon

SCHOOL NURSES

Brachial Plexus Information For Schools • this contains very specific information about the type of support a child might need in the school environment

Quick Facts Sheet • if you don't want to give them an Outreach booklet

IN THE CLASSROOM

• Get Permission from the school administration and/or teacher first.

• Bring cupcakes, or cookies shaped like hands or some kind of treat.

• Read the book Different Just Like Me by Lori Mitchell. Published by Charlesbridge, 1999.  This book is widely available and respected as a wonderful tool for teaching children respect for all people.  For related teaching materials, 5-day lesson plan and color pages, visit www.differentjustlikeme.com.

• Talk to your child's classmates about what it's like to have a Brachial Plexus Injury.  Have them try it out for a while by not using one of their arms or by putting one arm up in the air like it is splinted.

• Hand out bookmarks.

• Hand out silver ribbons

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