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Experiences to think and take action

“Getting to know the patients is also a stimulus to seek responses to the disease”

Hospitalized children
Dra. Judith ArmstrongResearcher of Rett Syndrome

“Getting to know the patients is also a stimulus to seek responses to the disease”

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Teaching materials: 
Questions to think about: 
  • How do you feel about the family of a person who suffers from a rare disease and about which they have little knowledge?   
  • What added value is there with the fact of knowing some patients who will benefit from the results of the research?

Once he found the gene causing the disease we were analyzing all families that we had. When you show families that what is analyzed happens to have a name, this is also good because you are involved and try to find an answer that until now had not been found.

Hospitalized children
Learning objectives
  • Understand the situations of children with chronic illnesses
  • Interpret emotions and feelings that come from the situation of a sick child
  • Reflect upon and critically defend the rights listed in the European Charter of Children's Rights      
  • Be conscious of our responsibility in dealing with children with chronic illness
  • Recognize the possibility of doing something to help this cause
  • Actively participate in service projects to help
Advice on material use

This material is for public use and is presented as a combination of activities that are designed to work for many different categories and spaces. At the end of each activity, you will find a box with the methodological tools that will help you participate more in each proposal. Our objective is to offer a wide variety of activities so that the educators can adapt them to their own curriculum. 

It is reccomended to view multiple videos about the topic before doing the activities.

Related skills
  • Communicative, linguistic, and audiovisual competency
  • Process information and digital competency
  • Global awareness and competency
  • Social competency
  • Personal competency
  • Artistic and cultural competency