From Mequon, Wisconsin, USA:
My daughter is entering the fifth grade and has had diabetes for three years. She can do all her care. I do not want her to have to go to the office to test herself or take shots anymore. She does not need the staff to oversee her. Do you think it is reasonable for me to request that she no long needs office supervision? What is the best course of action to achieve that goal for her?
I can understand your desire to promote your daughter's independence. And, you may be able to negotiate this with the school officials and school nurse. However, schools generally put such requirements in place to protect other students as well as your child. They may continue to want medically-related activities to take place in a central area.
Original posting 6 Sep 2005
Posted to School and Daycare
|Return to the Top of This Page|
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:04
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.