- Diabetes in School, a major new section, debuts today. Included within this section are:
- The School Bill of Rights for Children with Diabetes, which defines the rights to which all children with diabetes are entitled under the law in the United States.
- Information for Teachers and Child-Care Providers contains a one-page summary of diabetes that you can print and give to your child's teacher.
- Before School Starts, which contains a check list of things to do before school starts.
- Questions Often Asked About Special Education Services, from KidSource OnLine, has information about special education and links to other sites.
- The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities is a U.S. Government sponsored clearinghouse that provides information about disabilities, including information about obtaining assistance at school. Important information on their web site includes:
- The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997. President Clinton signed the bill into law on June 4, 1997. (This web page is 154 KB.)
- State Contact Sheets, with the names and contact information for state officials and education offices to which parents can turn for assistance.
- The US Department of Education web site includes:
- The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, with detailed information about IDEA.
- IDEA: The Law contains links to downloadable versions of the law.
- Education Administration Online publishes a newsletter on Inclusive Education Programs.
- Blast! is a magazine for kids with diabetes.
- Certified Diabetes Educators explains what it takes for health professionals to become a CDE.
- The Children's Capital Campaign for the Cure, planned for Friday, May 8, 1998 in Washington, D.C., will demonstrate the magnitude of diabetes in children as we press for more funding for research into the cure.
- Diabetes Forum has information about diabetes in Swedish.
- The license for the real-time chat server expires on October 12, 1997. Due to lack of funding, the license will not be renewed.
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