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.

Special Considerations for Students

Resources for extracurricular activities, camps, sports programs and more.

Back-to-School Tips

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

Standardized Testing and Diabetes

Students may need to request special accommodations during standardized testing sessions.

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