Special Considerations

Special Considerations

Sometimes challenges may arise outside of the K-12 classroom context.

  • Is your child allowed to go on a field trip if you can't accompany her?
  • Can a summer camp refuse to admit your child just because he has diabetes?
  • How should a high school student prepare for the transition to college?

Parents, health care providers and schools will find the resources below helpful in the planning for specific situations and times in a student's life.

Back-to-School Tips

Learn how to prepare a student with diabetes to go back to school - after a new diagnosis or after a summer break.

Tips for Managing Diabetes in the Child Care Setting

Tips for parents/guardians seeking child care.

Extracurricular Activities and Field Trips

What parents need to know about their student's rights on field trips, in sports and other school activities.

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