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Re: [IP] Kids With Pumps

email @ redacted wrote:
> A great compromise would be to put a cell phone in Kevin's backpack. 

Many, if not most schools, forbid the carrying of cell phones. If a
child has a problem requiring  that he talk to his parents, he/she
should go to the office and use the school phone. The nurse/office
should know about it anyway -- they need to be prepared to deal with it
if it worsens.

 If parents need to contact a child, they are supposed to leave a
message at school, and the child will be taken out of class and notified

The reason is that cell phones are easily stolen, AND when they are used
during class, they are a major disruption. If your child needs to talk
to you about DM control,  usually a high, he'll need to be out of class,
so the use of the school phone is not unreasonable.  

If you  nevertheless decide that a cell phone is necessary, be sure to
write it into the child's 504 plan.

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