Cystic Fibrosis

Characteristics of Cystic Fibrosis

  • Physical

- Swollen Stomach

- Rounding or fattening of fingers and toes

- Lack of normal growth

- Lack of gaining weight

  • Intellectual

- Not applicable to Cystic Fibrosis

  • Social

- Not applicable to Cystic Fibrosis

  • Emotional

- Depression

- Suicidal Thoughts

- Anxiety

  • Behavioral

- Risk Taking

- Independent

Modifications made for Cystic Fibrosis

  • Environmental

- Must have wheelchair accessible classrooms and bathrooms.

- Make sure chairs are always pushed in.

  • Curriculum

- Not applicable for Cystic Fibrosis.

  • Schedules and Routines

- Make sure the child has some kind of physical activity in his/her schedule.

- Take them to the school nurse whenever necessary.

- Have a helper by the child at all times.