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Childrenwithdiabetes.com, a Web-based organization, conducted an online poll of parents between August 10 and 17, 2003, to determine how many had set up 504 plans with the schools their children attend. Parents were asked, “Does your child have a 504 plan for diabetes care at school?”
Partial results of the poll are shown below; for more detailed results, you can visit www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/poll/poll20030810.htm.
Section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits recipients of federal funds, such as schools, from discriminating against people on the basis of a disability.
A total of 437 parents of children with diabetes responded to the poll:
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