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  2. Hypoglycemia & Hyperglycemia Monitoring Blood Glucose Ketones Health & Learning Legal Rights Glucagon Administration Exercise Insulin Administration Nutrition Overall Goal: Optimal Student Health and Learning

  3. Participants will learn about: Federal laws that protect students with diabetes Impact of state laws upon diabetes care in the school setting Recommendations for504 Plan or IEP Learning Objectives

  4. Equal access to educational and school related opportunities. Secure Care A medically safe environment for students with diabetes. Needs of children with diabetes in school setting... Eliminate Discrimination

  5. Section 504 - Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ADA- Americans with Disabilities Act IDEA- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Federal Laws: Equal Access

  6. Prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities by public schools and most private schools that receive federal funds Students must be given equal opportunity Related aids and services are required to meet the individual needs of a student with disability Federal Protections

  7. Educational needs: 504 Plan IEP Health care needs: Diabetes Medical Management Plan (DMMP) Written Plans

  8. Location and timing of blood glucose monitoring Identity of trained diabetes personnel Location of diabetes supplies Free access to water and restroom Nutritional needs, meals and snacks Full participation in all school-sponsored activities Alternative times for academic exams if student is experiencing hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia Absences without penalty for doctors’ appointments and diabetes-related illness Maintenance of confidentiality and student’s right to privacy Needs Addressed by 504 Plan/IEP Plan

  9. State and local laws and regulations vary regarding who may perform various aspects of diabetes care Become familiar with state and local laws that impact school diabetes care Regardless of state and local law, the requirements of federal laws must be met State Laws & Regulations