World Rare Disease Day

This year World Rare Disease Day is February 28, 2017. Join us and the entire world-wide community in raising awareness for rare diseases using these educational tools. Click on the link to view a google document for you to adapt and use in your school and community!

Dear Teachers

 

A template for a letter to teachers about rare disease day that you can customize to your family and school community.

A preK student drawing a picture after reading "It's Ok to Be Different" by Todd Parr

A preK student drawing a picture after reading "It's Ok to Be Different" by Todd Parr

Talking About Rare Disease

A easy to read 10-step guide for talking about rare genetic diseases. Also includes resources and books.

An idea from a 4th grader on how to raise awareness for rare diseases

An idea from a 4th grader on how to raise awareness for rare diseases

Poster to Raise awareness

 The poster encourages people to rock their blue jeans to show they care for rare!

Discussion from a 4/5th grade class on what actions they can take to raise awareness for kids with rare diseases and help people in their community.

Discussion from a 4/5th grade class on what actions they can take to raise awareness for kids with rare diseases and help people in their community.