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Other Chronic Diseases (N - Z)

Resources and statistics can be found here for the following conditions: Sickle Cell Disease, Spina Bifida, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and Tourette's Syndrome. Public school entities are required to submit an annual report which includes aggregate totals for select chronic diseases. The reports below, under each respective disease/condition, contains county level data.
DISCLAIMER: Responsibility for data accuracy lies with the individual school entities. The Department specifically disclaims responsibility for any analyses, interpretations or conclusions made by the user.
Sickle Cell Anemia
American Sickle Cell Anemia Association provides quality and comprehensive services through diagnostic testing, evaluation, counseling and supportive services to individuals and families at risk for Sickle Cell Disease and it's variants.
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. engages in community outreach and program efforts throughout the United States and Canada. These efforts include but are not limited to: educational campaigns and programs that provide services such as genetic testing and counseling, case management and psychosocial support for individuals and families impacted by sickle cell disease.
Sickle Cell Disease Information Center provides sickle cell patients and health care professionals with education, news, research updates and world wide sickle cell disease resources.  
Sickle Cell Statistics 
Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Statistics 
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
SLE Presentation and Diagnosis in Children and Adolescents
This webinar, sponsored by the New Jersey Academy of Pediatrics, provides an overview of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), as part of a DHPE grant.
Tourette Syndrome
Pennsylvania Department of Health Tourette Syndrome Program
The Pennsylvania Department of Health provides support to the Pennsylvania Tourette Syndrome Alliance (PA-TSA), Inc., to locate, contact and support individuals diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome.    
National Tourette Syndrome Association
This is the only national voluntary non-profit membership organization in this field. Their mission is to identify the cause of, find the cure for and control the effects of Tourette Syndrome. They offer resources and referrals to help people and their families cope with the problems that occur with Tourette Syndrome.Training Page provides with variety of trainings, for patients, educators and other school personnel.
Tourette Syndrome Statistics
Updated: January 2018