Fighting for Fairness 2009 Manual
ADAAA: Back to the Future for Disability Law
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, As Amended (2008): ADA Amendments Act Changes to the Public Law
Proving Diabetes is a Disability Under the New Americans With Disabilities Act: A Guidefor Lawyers, Brian Dimmick, JD, and Katie Hathaway, JD (2009)
Science of Diabetes and Diabetes Management: What Discrimination Lawyers Need to Know
Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, American Diabetes Association, Diabetes Care Volume 33, Supplement 1 (Jan. 2010)
Applying the Science and Management of Diabetes to the Law
Federal Disability Law: Brighter Days Ahead
ADA Amendments Act of 2008: Desperately Needed Changes or Incredible Burdens?
Kathy Butler, JD (2009)
Rohr v. Salt River Agricultural Improvement and Power District, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS
2856 (9th Cir. 2009)
Franchi v. New Hampton School, 2009 WL 2997625 (D. N.H. Sept. 18, 2009).
The Crystal Ball: Looking at the New Battleground Post-ADAAA
Unlocking the Resource Door
Getting to Trial
Diabetes Care Tasks: Seeing Is Understanding
Trial and Appeal: The Nuts and Bolts
Welcome and Introductions: What Attorneys Need to Know About Parents and Schools
The ABC’s of Laws and the Rights of Students with Diabetes
The Science of Diabetes for Students: Diabetes Management at School and the Diabetes Medical Management Plan
Safe at School Statement of Principles, American Diabetes Association
Diabetes Care Tasks at School: What Key Personnel Need to Know, School Training Modules for viewing or downloading
Model Sample 504 Plan, American Diabetes Association & Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
Model Diabetes Medical Management Plan, American Diabetes Association & Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
The 504 Meeting: Scenarios and Participant Role Plays
Participant Role Plays: Fact Patterns and Frequent Issues
More Thorny Issues
It’s Not Only School: Day Care, College, Camp
On Campus and On Course: Going to College with Diabetes Is a Big Transition: Here’sHow to Make it Work and Diabetes: Be Your Own Best Advocate, Diabetes Forecast, August 2009
Tools You Can Use: What You Need to Know About Standardized Testing and Diabetes, Diabetes Forecast, February 2009
United States v. Town Sports International, Department of Justice Press Release regarding settlement
United States v. KinderCare – Settlement Agreement
United States v. LaPetite Academy – Settlement Agreement
General Legal Advocacy Resources
Defeating Discrimination: A new law protects people with diabetes in the workplace andbeyond. Diabetes Forecast, May 2009
Diabetes Legal Advocacy Comes of Age, Michael A. Greene, JD, Diabetes Spectrum 19:3, pages 171-179, 2006
The Age of Legal Advocacy for Diabetes, Michael A. Greene, JD, Diabetes Spectrum 12:4, pages 214-221, 1999
Diabetes and Employment (Position Statement). Diabetes Care 33, Supplement 1 (January 2010)
Diabetes Care in the School and Day Care Setting (Position Statement). Diabetes Care 33, Supplement 1 (January 2010)
Other General Legal Advocacy Resources
Other Employment Resources
Proving Diabetes is a Disability, Brian East, JD (April 2007)
Frequency, Severity, and Morbidity of Hypoglycemia Occurring in the Workplace in People With InsulinTreated Diabetes, Leckie, M.K. Graham, J.B. Grant, P.J. Ritchie, B.M. Frier, Diabetes Care 28:6, June
19 Tips From 19 Years on the Appellate Bench, Patricia M. Wald, 1 J. App. Prac. & Process 7 (1999)
Diabetes Employment Standards Overview:
- U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Diabetes Exemption Program (PDF)
- NFPA 1582: Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments
- American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM):
National Consensus Guideline for the Medical Evaluation of Law Enforcement Officers, Section 4.3 Diabetes (PDF)
- California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST):
Medical ScreeningManual for California Law Enforcement
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