Legal Issues, Parenting

Free and Appropriate Education: Your child’s civil rights and diabetes

Your child with diabetes has a right to a free public education. No public school in the United States can legally refuse to educate a child with diabetes – nor can they legally require a parent to come to school to provide diabetes care. Federal and state laws protect your child’s rights in public schools… Read More Free and Appropriate Education: Your child’s civil rights and diabetes

Parenting

Don’t Be Afraid … It’s Really Okay to Send Your Kid to Diabetes Camp

As a parent of a child with type 1 diabetes, I know first hand how scary it is to trust your child … overnight … in some far off corner of the world (or so it seems when they go away for the first time) … in the hands of total strangers. That the total strangers come with medical degrees and years of experience with kids with diabetes does not matter, because no one knows my kid’s diabetes like I do. … Read More Don’t Be Afraid … It’s Really Okay to Send Your Kid to Diabetes Camp