Parents Reveal: The Best Question I Asked at Our 504 Plan Meeting
If you’re working with your child’s school to establish a 504 Plan after a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes, you may be wondering about specific accommodations to request. Here’s a look at how other D-parents have navigated the process, including key questions they asked that helped set up their child with diabetes for a healthy, safe, and successful school year.
Your Back-to-School Checklist
The back-to-school countdown has begun! In the midst of buying new notebooks and planning first-day outfits, parents of children with diabetes have the added responsibility of making sure school management plans are in place. Here are seven step-by-step ideas for how to get ready before the school bell rings.
Inspiration File: Nicole Johnson, Miss America
Nicole Johnson was crowned Miss America in 1999, five years after her diagnosis with type 1 diabetes during college. Now a mom, Nicole reflects on the changes she’s seen since she first started her diabetes advocacy and the importance of having role models with type 1.