School Plan Resources

These resources can help you formulate an individualized school diabetes management plan for your child. Many resources today are online. If you do not have a computer or Internet connection at home, your public library may have one, or your child’s teacher or diabetes educator may be willing to print out the documents for you.

“CARE OF CHILDREN WITH DIABETES IN THE SCHOOL AND DAY CARE SETTING”
The American Diabetes Association Position Statement
Klingensmith G, Kaufman F, Schatz D, Clarke W: Diabetes Care 26(Suppl 1):S131–S135, 2003.
http://care.diabetesjournals.org/cgi/content/full/26/suppl_1/s131
(Small fee.)

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GUIDE TO THE INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM
A comprehensive guide to IEPs from the U.S. Department of Education.
www.ed.gov/parents/needs/speced/iepguide

HELPING THE STUDENT WITH DIABETES SUCCEED:
A Guide for School PersonnelNational Diabetes Education Program
Contains a primer on diabetes for school personnel, an overview of the federal laws that address a school’s responsibilities, and a Quick Reference Emergency Plan and sample Diabetes Medical Management Plan.

To get a copy by mail, send or fax your request, along with your name, address, and phone number, to the following address:
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD, 20892-3560
Fax: (301) 634-0716

An order form for a printed copy can be found at www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/download/NDEP-School-Order.pdf

INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT
Includes a copy of the Act, amendments, and general information about IDEA.
www.ideapractices.org

NATIONAL DISSEMINATION CENTER FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
P.O. Box 1492
Washington, DC 20013
(800) 695-0285
www.nichcy.org/
This agency collects and disseminates information on issues that affect youth with disabilities. The Web site includes links to various resources on the Internet, as well as a listing of pertinent individuals and organizations located in each state. Information is available by calling, writing, or e-mailing this organization.

SAMPLE SECTION 504 PLAN AND HEALTH CARE PLAN FOR A STUDENT WITH DIABETES
www.diabetes.org/advocacy-and-legalresources/discrimination/school/504plan.jsp

SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973
www.dol.gov/oasam/regs/statutes/sec504.htm