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504 Plan in School Article Archives

October 2008

Letter of the Week: Mother Discusses Advocacy in Schools
Letter of the Week: Mother Discusses Advocacy in Schools

I read with interest the article by Cynthia Heinz in which she spoke to her local school board, describing a worst case scenario for a child with severe hypoglycemia. As a veteran parent with 15 years of dealing with diabetes in our local public school, I have a few things to add to the discussion.

comments 9 comments - Posted Oct 27, 2008

September 2008

Speak Out When Schools Eliminate Full-Time Nurses!
Speak Out When Schools Eliminate Full-Time Nurses!

This is a worst case scenario.
This is the untrained trying to do the unknown.
This is 20 minutes of hell.

comments 11 comments - Posted Sep 4, 2008

May 2008

Arizona Law Sets National Example in Giving Students Greater Monitoring Control
Arizona Law Sets National Example in Giving Students Greater Monitoring Control

In the current era of “zero tolerance,” public school students who have diabetes have been caught in a frustrating crossfire.

comments 13 comments - Posted May 23, 2008

October 2004

AFT Decision Needs to Stay After School

In the last few months, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) met and issued guidelines on caring for a child with diabetes at school. After their annual meeting in July, the AFT released a brochure outlining their position on diabetes care.

comments 0 comments - Posted Oct 1, 2004

September 2004

Taking Diabetes to School
Taking Diabetes to School

It’s September, which means it’s back to school time!

comments 0 comments - Posted Sep 1, 2004

November 2003

Did You Set Up a 504 Plan With Your Child's School? 25% of Parents Polled Don't Know What a 504 Is

If your child has diabetes, have you worked with school staff to set up a 504 plan to accommodate your child’s special needs?

comments 0 comments - Posted Nov 1, 2003

July 2003

Protect Your Child at School

In 1999, Crystal Jackson feared for the life of her daughter, Devin, who has type 1 diabetes.

comments 0 comments - Posted Jul 1, 2003

August 2002

Back to School:Your Child’s Rights

Every year around this time, three words that kids hate—and parents love—to hear make their way into television commercials and print ads:

comments 0 comments - Posted Aug 1, 2002

January 2000

Parents of School Kids With Diabetes Get a Big Victory—Ruling States School District Must Treat Diabetes Problems

Virginia public schools must now train their employees to administer both insulin and glucagon shots to children with diabetes.

comments 0 comments - Posted Jan 1, 2000

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