How does Long Covid affect children and young people in the classroom and what can teaching staff do to help them? In the second of two articles on the impact of Long Covid on the young, Dr Sue Peters offers some practical advice

As I explained in my first article (Peters, 2022), Long Covid is a physical condition which can affect any part of the body, and can cause different symptoms at different times with varying degrees of severity for each individual child and young person.

In the first article, I looked at just how many children and young people are suffering from Long Covid and the kind of symptoms they face. There is not a one-size-fits-all approach to supporting children and young people in the classroom, but this second article sets out some needs and strategies to help guide you.

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