If your child has a food allergy, especially one that’s been recently diagnosed, it’s easy to worry about keeping her safe away from home. “Because food allergies are on the rise, many school systems are now well equipped to accommodate them,” said Sally Phillips, a registered dietitian at Akron Children’s Hospital. Depending on the severity […]
If you’re confused about the role a 504 education plan can play in your child’s education, you aren’t alone. Many parents don’t fully understand what 504 plans are meant to accomplish or whether their child’s school is obligated to make allowances for one.
For many children, a diagnosis of diabetes does not lead to problems at school. But issues can arise including concerns about field trips, participation in sports or who is qualified to handle a low-blood-sugar emergency.