Accommodating Children with Special Dietary Needs in the School Nutrition Programs: Guidance for School Food Service Staff (USDA, Revised Fall 2001) [PDF]
Guidelines for Feeding and Swallowing Programs in Schools (CSDE, 2008) [PDF]
How to Read a Label for Food Allergens (FAAN) [PDF]
Other resources for teachers, child care providers, parents, and health professionals who care for children with diabetes:
Barrett, Jena Clayton (2001) Teaching Teachers About School Health Emergencies. The Journal of School Nursing, 17(6), 316-322.
Bierschbach, Judy Laver Bierschbach, Cooper, Leslie, and Liedl, Jennifer A.(2004) Insulin Pumps: What every school nurse should know. The Journal of School Nursing 20(2),117-123.
Blum, Monica (2002) Are School Nurses Using the Recommendations of the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial in the Care of Students with Diabetes? The Journal of School Nursing, 18(3), 138-141.
Clarke W. (1999) Advocating for the child with diabetes. Diabetes Spectrum 12,230–236. Complete Guide to Diabetes, Alexandria, VA, American Diabetes Association, 1999; 1-800-232-6733. Education Discrimination Resources List, Alexandria VA, American Diabetes Association, 2000.* Fredrickson L, Griff M: Pumper in the School, Insulin Pump Guide for School Nurses, School Personnel and
Parents. MiniMed Professional Education, Your Clinical Coach. First Edition, May2000. MiniMed, Inc., 1-800-440-7867. Information for Teachers & Child-Care Providers, Alexandria, VA, American Diabetes Association, 1999 (brochure).
Kolar, Kathryn R., Haynie, Lisa, Wilkerson, Robin and Fisher, Wanda (2002) Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents: What’s New? The Journal of School Nursing, 18(3), 144-149.
National Association of School Nurses (NASN) Issue Briefs: Delegation of Care in the School Setting (2004) The School Nurse Role in Accessing Health Care (2002)
NASN Position Statements: Blood Sugar Monitoring in the School Setting (2001) Case Management of Children with Special Health Care Needs (2002) Emergency Care Plans for Students with Special Health Care Needs (2004) Individualized Health Care Plans (2003) Medication Administration in the School Setting (2003) Rescue Medications in School (2004) School Nurse Role in the Care and Management of the Child with Diabetes in the School Setting (2001) The School Nurse and Specialized Health Care Services (2002)
NASN Resolution: Access to a School Nurse (2003). Barrett, Jena Clayton, Goodwin, Debra K., and Kendrick, Olivia (2002) Nursing, Food Service, and the Child with Diabetes. The Journal of School Nursing, 18(3), 150-156. Pediatric Education for Diabetes in Schools National Version: A Resource Manual for School Nurses (2003). Available through NASN. Quarry-Horn, Jill L., Evans, Barbara J., and Kerrigan, James R.(2003) Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Youth. The Journal of School Nursing, 19(4),195-202. Raising a Child with Diabetes: A Guide for Parents, Alexandria, VA, American Diabetes Association, 2000; 1-800-232-6733.
Tappon D. Parker M, Bailey W: Easy As ABC, What You Need to Know About Children Using Insulin Pumps in School. Disetronic Medical Systems, Inc., 1-800-280-7801.
The Care of Children with Diabetes in Child Care and School Setting (video); available from, Managed Design, Inc., P.O. Box 3067, Lawrence, KS 66046, 785-842-9088.
Treating Diabetes Emergencies: What You Need to Know, Alexandria, VA, American Diabetes Association, 1995 (video); 1-800-232-6733.
Wizdom: A Kit of Wit and Wisdom for Kids with Diabetes (and their parents), Alexandria, VA, American Diabetes Association, 2000.
Your Child Has Type 1 Diabetes: What You Should Know, Alexandria, VA, American Diabetes Association, 1999 (brochure).
Your School & Your Rights: Protecting Children with Diabetes Against Discrimination in Schools and Day Care Centers, Alexandria, VA, American Diabetes Association, 2000 (brochure).