School Lesson Plans
Explaining living with a rare disease to young children.
Do you know a young child or a family who is dealing with acceptance and making friends at school?
Are you a primary school teacher and a student in your class has a rare disease?
Are you a parent or adult who believes in sharing the values of empathy and inclusion with children and teenagers?
We encourage you to incorporate or encourage your school to incorporate a lesson plan on explaining living with a rare disease to young children.
Download the free lesson plans provided below, adapt them as needed and get your lesson started!
For children aged 5-6
A Friendship Story – Lesson Plan: Living with a rare disease story and fun activity.
To use alongside the lesson plan, please download a copy of the book, A Friendship Story, here.
For Children aged 7-8
Merline, The Little Feline – Lesson Plan: Making your community stronger and activity.
To use alongside the lesson plan, please download a copy of the book, Merlin, the Little Feline, here.