Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

What it is

A diagnosed condition that impairs the body's ability to move salt and water in and out of cells, which causes the lungs and pancreas to secrete thick mucus, blocking passageways and preventing proper function.

Teaching Strategies for Associated Student Needs:
Assistive Technology
Fine Motor Skills
Gross Motor Skills
Mobility Skills
Personal Care
Personal Safety
Self-Advocacy Skills
Self-Esteem



Resources

The importance of exercise in cystic fibrosis treatment from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).

An outline of genetics, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).