From San Francisco, California, USA:
Both of our kids have Type 1 (3 and 4 years old). They go to a private school that claims the IDEA law does not apply to private schools. They will not take care of their lunch shot and barely agree to emergency treatment. Is that right?
The law does not apply to private schools unless they receive federal funding, although there have been precedents where courts have said it does.
I would try to educate them and see if that will help. Try getting a member of your diabetes team to go with you.
Original posting 5 Jul 2000
Posted to Social Issues: School and Daycare
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:12
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2017. Comments and Feedback.