Hospital-Based School
Hospital-Based School

The Hospital-Based School Program is available to help your child remain involved in school activities during their stay at the Adele Hall campus. Our hospital-based teachers and academic volunteers are available Monday through Friday to assist with school needs. All of our teachers have graduate and undergraduate degrees in education and additional state certifications required by the Department of Education and also participate in professional development to stay current with best practices.

School work provides a sense of normal routine for many children.

We can provide:

  • contact with your child's school
  • individualized academic instruction
  • hands-on relevant lessons
  • assistance with homework
  • reading materials
  • educational games
  • materials and supplies to keep your child alert and thinking

Individual patients, parents, and school personnel can contact the Hospital-Based School Program to request help with school needs by calling (816) 302-9014 or sending an email to hospitalbasedschool@cmh.edu. Or simply let your nurse, social worker, or child life specialist know you'd like to talk with a certified teacher.

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