Are you a Health Care Professional with patients facing discrimination at work, at school or elsewhere because of their diabetes?
Are you an Attorney who has clients denied jobs because they use insulin, or who were fired because they experienced hypoglycemia on the job?
Are there trained adults available to help your children with diabetes at school?
Have your patients or clients been denied medical care when they were arrested or been denied access to programs and activities because of diabetes?
We can help you!
Safe at School Webinars
Safe at School “Fall-Back-to-School” Summer 2021
This 3-part series provides information and guidance from experts, pediatric diabetes providers and parents about strategies for preparing for your child’s return back to the classroom this fall. Thanks to our event sponsor Lilly Diabetes.
Part 1: Parent Round Table Discussion recorded on June 10, 2021
Part 2: Expert Panel Round Table Discussion recorded on July 15, 2021.
Safe at School Virtual Parent Workshops 2021
These workshops provide parents/guardians and other caregivers with an overview of Safe at School, a basic understanding of legal protections and the importance of written care plans, access to Safe at School resources, and recommended next steps to ensure students with diabetes receive appropriate diabetes care and are treated fairly at school.
Oklahoma Virtual Parent Workshop (Passcode: 307835 ) recorded on July 15, 2021.
Colorado Virtual Parent Workshop (Passcode: 300563) recorded on June 3, 2021.
Utah Virtual Parent Workshop (Passcode 569884) recorded on June 9, 2021.
California Safe at School Virtual Parent Workshop (passcode 006203) recorded on May 6, 2021.
Maryland Safe at School Virtual Parent Workshop (passcode 644763) recorded on May 4, 2021.
California Supreme Court Diabetes Care Ruling
Held July 9, 2014
In August 2013, the California Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling on diabetes care in California public schools that is helping to knock down barriers that have impacted children with diabetes getting the insulin they need in school. This webinar provides a detailed explanation of the ruling and its reasoning, as well as federal laws that protect the rights of these students and strategies to help them. Presenters included: Michael McCabe, Esq/San Francisco, CA; Brian Dimmick, Esq/American Diabetes Association Director of Litigation; Lisa Murdock/American Diabetes Association Managing Director of State Government Affairs.
Know Your Rights for College Students with Diabetes
Held February 5, 2014
Jointly hosted by the American Diabetes Association and the College Diabetes Network, covering the rights of college students who have diabetes, how the Disabilities Services Office can help and how students can advocate for themselves. Presenters included staff members of the American Diabetes Association and College Diabetes Network. This session is available to students with diabetes preparing to attend/attending college, parents/guardians, college administrators and anyone interested in the fair treatment of students who have diabetes.
The College Diabetes Network (CDN) is a national 501c3 non-profit organization, whose mission is to empower and improve the lives of students living with type 1 diabetes through peer support and access to information and resources.
In addition to connecting students affected by diabetes on campuses across the country, CDN provides information and resources for the parents of young adults with diabetes. Visit www.collegediabetesnetwork.org for more information.
Read the webinar transcript (PDF).