Health Services

All schools in Louisiana offer a variety of health services to promote healthy lifestyles among students.  Health Services may include physical education, health education, nursing services, school-based Medicaid services, related health services such as occupational therapy or physical therapy, adapted physical education and oral health education.

Nursing Services

As growing numbers of children with complex health needs enter our schools, local education agencies must strive to provide a diverse and appropriate range of health services. Guidance for school nurses, school administrators, teachers, other staff member and parents on the health care needs of children can be found here:

Adapted Physical Education

is a direct instructional service for school-aged students with disabilities who may not safely or successfully engage in unrestricted participation in the vigorous activities of the regular physical education program on a full-time basis.  To learn more, click here.