Resources for parents

As of September 2018, all school boards in Ontario will be required to have policies and procedures in place to support children and youth with certain medical conditions, including diabetes. Still, students and families continue to have different experiences depending on where they live. Some school boards have policies, others do not.

If your young child with T1D is entering the school system, or if your school-aged child has just been diagnosed, you may be feeling overwhelmed, but there are many resources to help.

Here we’ve listed Canadian resources, because laws and policies differ in the U.S.:

General information about type 1 diabetes

Preparing for school

MedicAlert bracelet

Last updated:  November 2018