The Question and Answer section for A Child Called “It” is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The school nurse is only referred to as the nurse.... even on the dedication page. We are not given her name.
In the Epilogue, David says that his past challenges have made him stronger and resilient.
Mother knew that a social services worker was coming to interview David. She decided to put on an act for David a few days before the worker came so that David would report that she is nice to him.