From Dayton, New Jersey, USA:
My daughter is a cheerleader with the PAL in our town and attends one competition yearly. It is imperative that either my husband or I sit with her to supervise her pump therapy. The township PAL made it very difficult this weekend and we need to know her rights. Can an organization prevent a parent from being with a child with diabetes during an event?
If an organization focuses on children at their events, I can't imagine they would want the liability of excluding parents, especially of those that have medical conditions. This is a safety issue, and unless they want to have a licensed medical professional who is trained in insulin pump therapy available for your daughter's safety, they should allow you or your husband to stand by.
Original posting 17 Oct 2001
Posted to Other Social Issues
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:26
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