Hemophilia for Parents
Hemophilia is a rare bleeding disorder that prevents the blood from clotting properly. With modern treatment, most kids who have it can lead full, healthy lives.
Hemophilia Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents
What teachers should know about hemophilia, and what teachers can do to help students with the disorder succeed in school.
Hemophilia: Handling Bleeds for Parents
Kids with hemophilia can bleed easily or longer than normal. So it's important for parents to know how to handle bleeding when it happens.
Word! Hemophilia for Kids
People with hemophilia have blood that doesn't clot the way it should. That means that they bruise and bleed easily.
Blood Test: Factor VIII Activity for Parents
A factor VIII activity blood test enables doctors to evaluate the functioning of a protein that helps blood to clot.
Von Willebrand Disease for Parents
Easy bruising and excessive bleeding can be signs of Von Willebrand disease, a genetic disorder that affects blood's ability to clot.
Factsheets (for Educators) - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
These Factsheets explain the basics about health conditions that can affect learning in the classroom, and offer quick tips on teaching strategies to help students succeed in school. Each factsheet features links to related resources for kids, teens, and their parents, as well as additional resources for teachers.
Word! H for Kids
Find out about medical and health terms that start with H.
Factsheets - Nemours KidsHealth for Educators
These Factsheets explain the basics about health conditions that can affect learning in the classroom.
Blood Transfusions for Teens
About 5 million people a year get blood transfusions in the United States. This article explains why people need them and who donates the blood used.