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Diabetes news

News Archives

Federal & State Laws Protecting Children & Adults with Diabetes

Public Schools
Private Schools
Day Care Centers
Colleges & Universities

Diabetes Discrimination & Legal Resources

Education Laws - Many states have acceptable diabetes care standards for public schools.  If your school is not providing the level of care your child with diabetes requires, start by knowing your own state's laws.

Support Groups

Join an IOH Support List for parents of children in school, or, being home schooled.  Scroll down and look for "School Daze."

diabetes and education public schools and home school    

Mini site index
Education information for students with diabetes

Your Child's Right to an Education

Diabetes-Friendly Schools - A list of schools by state that have been reported to IOH by parents who have had positive experiences and feel that school staff provided exemplary care for their child with diabetes.

Schools That Discriminate - A list of schools by state that have been reported to IOH for discrimination against students with diabetes, or, for providing substandard care the compromises a child's health and/or education.

2004 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Reauthorization Statutes

Individualized Education Program (IEP)
Individualized Education Program (IEP) Team Meetings and Changes to the IEP
Changes in Initial Evaluation & Reevaluation (IEP)
Children Enrolled by Their Parents in Private School(IEP)
Procedural Safeguards: Surrogates, Notice and Consent (IEP)
Procedural Safeguards: Due Process Hearings (IEP)

Home School Education
(we are also adding a forum to this portion of the site)

Home School Education


Financial resources, savings & scholarship information for diabetic students

Did you know that there are scholarships available to children with diabetes seeking higher education?  

Scholarship Information


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