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Sickle Cell Disease (Topic Center)

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Sickle Cell Disease: What to Know

Learn about sickle cell disease and how to help your child or teen live well.

  • Look Inside the Body

    See what happens with sickle cell disease.

  • Parents Working Remotely with Child.

    Learn the Basics

    Read all about sickle cell disease.

As Your Child Grows

Kids and teens have different needs.

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Your School-Age Child

A sickle cell disease factsheet for schools

What are 504 plans?

Ways to handle school and illness

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Your Teen or Young Adult

How to help with homework

Teaching your teen how to manage their health

Making the move to adult care

Resources for Your Family