The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) has released its guidance on return to school considerations for children and youth with special health care needs, as defined by Section 504 or Individual Education Program (IEP) teams.

Areas of consideration:

  • Pre-existing health conditions
  • Routine school health services and treatments
  • Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)
  • Care coordination
  • Infection control
  • Mental and behavioral health
  • Transportation
  • Extended school year (ESY)/Compensatory services/Other educational opportunities