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Re: [IPp] Thanks for the welcome & more



I agree with Beverly, our school was oh so nice, until I asked for "too
much": my son (13) to test his blood sugars in class, then I had to "fight"
for it.  It was well worth it, though.
Carol
email @ redacted
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2002 8:31 AM
Subject: Re: [IPp] Thanks for the welcome & more


> In a message dated 4/30/02 10:23:46 AM Central Daylight Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
>
>
> >
> > I have to some how prove to the district and the state of MN that if he
> > doesn't have a nurse there to give him shots it seriously affects his
> > ability
> > to learn.  This usually isn't proved until the child is very far behind
in
> > school.   It all falls under an IEP.  I just don't want to fight the
school
> >
> > too much because I they have been so wonderful.  I would much rather
have
> > Jacob on the pump and not have to get the extra shots at all.  IMHO
> >
>
> no, you don't have to prove that...diabetes is covered by the Americans
with
> Disabilities Act and you do not have to prove anything...his care is
covered
> by Federal law.....just a caution from personel experience do not back off
of
> needed care because they are being *nice*...it has backfired on me....of
> course, be pleasent but firm....please got to diabetes.org and look at
what
> they have on the site
> Beverly
> -*******---*******
> Beverly, Mom to Mary, 8, dx'd 9/97, pumping, and Nick, who is now nine!
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