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.
Mother-Son Bonding in an Unlikely Place
by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
It wasn’t an exciting day or particularly noteworthy. I wonder if James will even remember it as he gets older. But somehow going through the boring stuff and the icky stuff together makes our bonds even stronger. I swear by it.
Special Accommodations and Requests: What Are the Limits?
On the one hand, you want your child to be treated just like everyone else — to never let diabetes hold him or her back. On the other hand, some special accommodations may be crucial to kids’ safety. How can you know if a special request is truly in your son’s or daughter’s best interest?
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.
Kid-Approved BBQ Recipes From Lilly Diabetes and Disney’s T1D Cookbook
Whether you need a side dish to bring to the school picnic or are just looking for new flavors to try out on the grill at home, check out these recipes from Dishing It Up Disney Style: A Cookbook for Families with Type 1 Diabetes.