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School and Daycare from 2003

  1. Does my son have any rights under section 504 in a Catholic school in Illinois? (17 Dec 2003)
  2. I am wondering how exactly to deal with my son's school. (13 Dec 2003)
  3. I am not authorized to train unlicensed personal to deliver insulin, but the parent seems to think the school should be obligated to. (14 Nov 2003)
  4. My son's school refuses to administer glucagon. What kind of complications could be the result of waiting for the rescue team? (13 Nov 2003)
  5. This year students who have perfect attendance get to go on a field trip, so now my daughter does not want to go to her appointments (7 Nov 2003)
  6. When a child is in a hypo or found passed out, the school district nurse want to treat and then check the sugar. What is your opinion? (26 Oct 2003)
  7. Does the school my granddaughter attends have the right to demand that a parent accompany a child on all field trips? (12 Oct 2003)
  8. I need some advice on how to explain type 1 diabetes in the simplest terms to a classroom of preschoolers. (8 Oct 2003)
  9. Should the school be giving parents a carb count on the meals that are served? (7 Oct 2003)
  10. The school district is trying to make my daughter move to the school where special needs children are required to go. (2 Oct 2003)
  11. What is the best information to give to school bus drivers? (30 Sep 2003)
  12. How do I find specific state laws governing insulin administration in school? (30 Sep 2003)
  13. Is it healthy and safe for my child to be in a classroom in this extreme heat without any air conditioning? (30 Sep 2003)
  14. My daughter's school will not grant a 504 plan until she is given a test or there is evidence of difficulty in her school work. (29 Sep 2003)
  15. Do you have any recommendations as to the amount, frequency, and type of exercise an eight year old should have during a school day? (25 Sep 2003)
  16. Are there resources that could assist me in providing the school with information on what a second grader can handle? (23 Sep 2003)
  17. Can school/college deny a child/young adult the opportunity to test blood sugars at their desk in the classroom? (11 Sep 2003)
  18. The 504 plan coordinator said that since my son wasn't having any problems that she did not think that he would qualify for one. (2 Sep 2003)
  19. The coach/principal is concerned with wearing her pump during soccer. Should we have something in writing to accompany the 504 plan? (30 Aug 2003)
  20. Our child's school is requesting references to determine how long after a high or low a child can reasonably be given a test. (20 Aug 2003)
  21. What are my daughter's rights? What is she entitled to at school? (17 Aug 2003)
  22. Are the laws different for public schools versus private schools? (17 Aug 2003)
  23. How do I approach the school about allowing my son to do blood testing in the classroom? (5 Aug 2003)
  24. My grandson recently went on the insulin pump, and the school nurse treats him like he is a hospital patient. (25 Jul 2003)
  25. What else can I do to get a nurse at school? Who else can help? (13 Jul 2003)
  26. What effect does type 1 have on the brain? Do the highs and lows have a neurological impact or not? (24 Jun 2003)
  27. A student I care for is absent a lot, and his mom states it is because of his type 1 diabetes. (11 Jun 2003)
  28. How do I get my son's school to take both academic and emotional needs of a child with diabetes child seriously? (5 Jun 2003)
  29. I am having a problem getting the school nurse to follow doctors directions. Any suggestions? (29 May 2003)
  30. The school has yet to identify any responsible individuals to handle these issues if my son were to stay after school. (19 May 2003)
  31. Do you have any tips for surviving college with diabetes and possibly getting my A1c more in control while away from home? (16 Apr 2003)
  32. The nurse at my son's school isn't there all the time, and neither teacher nor the secretary know what to do if he needs help. (13 Apr 2003)
  33. Do I have the right to test my blood sugar anywhere in school, anytime, without the nurse's help? Do I have the right to not even go to the nurse's office ever? (10 Apr 2003)
  34. I know my son's behavior is related to his diabetes, but the school don't agree and is treating it as a bad behavior problem. (5 Apr 2003)
  35. Do high blood sugars affect concentration and/or mood? (30 Mar 2003)
  36. I think my granddaughter's teacher needs lessons on how to deal with a child who has diabetes. (29 Mar 2003)
  37. My child's specialist said she should get up and go to school, but I did not think is a safe thing to do. (22 Mar 2003)
  38. The school want to drop the learning disability part of my son's IEP, but I disagree because his blood sugars are not regular. (16 Mar 2003)
  39. Would a stimulant interfere with insulin treatment? (15 Mar 2003)
  40. At what glucose level should I not send my son to school? Should I send him no matter what? (8 Mar 2003)
  41. My seventh grade son takes care of all his diabetes needs by himself, but his school is making things hard for us. (3 Mar 2003)
  42. Do you think it would be okay for my daughter to go to school with a brand new insulin pump? (24 Feb 2003)
  43. Have there been any studies done on scholastic achievements of children with diabetes versus children without it? (17 Feb 2003)
  44. Is there a set negotiation time frame for 504 plans? (16 Feb 2003)
  45. Whose job is the carbohydrate monitoring up to at school? (30 Jan 2003)
  46. The school requires the doctor to write that if she needs glucagon -- call 911 while my daughter is on a field trip for three nights. (26 Jan 2003)

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