Teacher and School Personnel Toolkit Teachers and School Staff Toolkit Diabetes Care in the Classroom: An Overview for Teachers Diabetes Care in the Classroom Video: Featuring a Montana Student with Type 1 Diabetes and Teacher Tips and Guidelines 10 Tips for Teachers: Quick tips for supporting the student with diabetes in the classroom. Tips to Help Teachers Keep Kids Safe at School: PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of diabetes and management at school – includes classroom tips. Solutions for Common Concerns - Diabetes at School Guidelines for Teachers: provides a list of critical responsibilities for the teacher of students with diabetes. Understanding Diabetes in Children Children with Diabetes ADA brochure: Information for School and Child Care Providers Developmental Stages and Diabetes: Students need to be encouraged and supported to gradually assume diabetes self-care as they mature and demonstrate confidence. Newly diagnosed students may temporarily be unable to perform tasks per their developmental age until they adjust to their diagnosis and new life. This general list can help guide discussions as a child matures and advances in responsibility. Trainings, Tools, and Resources Diabetes Care Tasks at School: What Key Personnel Need to Know: Two-part training curriculum consisting of 13 PowerPoint presentations with corresponding video segments. It is intended for health care professionals to use to train school nurses and other school personnel on diabetes care tasks. NDEP Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: Students with diabetes are more likely to succeed in school when the student’s school health team and the student’s personal diabetes health care team work together. NDEP offers information about diabetes in children and teens as well as tools and resources to help them manage their diabetes. NDEP Actions for Teachers NDEP Actions for the Physical Education Teacher, the Coach, and Athletic Trainer NDEP Actions for School District Administrators NDEP Actions for School Principal, School Administrator NDEP Actions for the School Psychologist, Counselor, and Social Worker NDEP Actions for Food Service Manager NDEP Actions for the Transportation Manager NDEP Actions for the Bus Driver Legal Protections, Rights, and Responsibilities Federal laws, such as The Americans with Disabilities Act, The Individuals with Disabilities with Education Act (IDEA), The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, provide important legal protections for the rights of students with diabetes. Section 504 Plan Sample Provisions: This file contains sample provisions to be included in a student’s 504 plan. It can be difficult to think of all of the things a student may need to be safe at school. This document will help a parent or family member decide what to include in their child’s plan.