Physical Health Topics
On a daily basis it is important for students to take care of themselves by eating healthy, being active and getting enough sleep. Learning healthy habits now provides both long-term academic and health benefits.
ADHD is a common disorder often diagnosed in childhood and lasting into adulthood. Children with ADHD may have difficulty with attention and impulse control.
If your student has been diagnosed with a life threatening allergic reaction to a substance, you will want to immediately contact the nurse so staff can be informed and training can be conducted if necessary.
If your student requires medication at school, have your healthcare provider complete the Colorado Asthma Action Plan.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior. ASD refers to a broad range of symptoms pertaining to difficulties with communication and interactions.
Information for newly diagnosed students with Diabetes or students just starting school:
Contact your school to schedule a meeting with the school nurse. The school nurse will want to talk with you prior to school starting to gather information, review provider orders and develop a health care plan.
BVSD Food Services is able to accommodate many food restrictions and other dietary needs. For example there is a gluten free option every day in every school - every school has a salad bar that is completely gluten free.
If your student has been diagnosed with epilepsy or a seizure disorder, you will want to contact the nurse so staff can be informed and training conducted, if necessary. Your child may have medications, and you will want to have it available at school so that your student can be treated immediately if needed.