Parent & Family Files

HELPFUL INFORMATION:

Standards

  • Final Standards of Care Aug 2021: These standards of care for students with Type 1 Diabetes are to be used in conjunction with the Colorado Provider Orders & Individualized Health Plans. The student’s health care provider may indicate exceptions to these standards on the student’s individual orders.
    • These Standards were originally developed in 2013 by the Colorado Kids with Diabetes Care and Prevention Collaborative of local health care providers, nurses and stakeholders and are revised annually. Collaborative Standards Review Committee 2021
  • Final Collaborative Guidelines CGM 2021: These guidelines are to be used if parents have requested to use the Dexcom G5 & G6 or Abbott Freestyle Libre 2 for Non-Adjunctive Insulin dosing.

Provider Orders:

  • NOTE: The Barbara Davis Center will provide its own computer generated orders which align with the orders on this website. Additional school or district specific medication forms are unnecessary unless they contain additional information not specified here for this student’s diabetes care.

SECTION 504:

  • #705 Section 504 Sample Provisionspdf: This file contains sample provisions to be included in a child’s 504 plan. It can be difficult to think of all of the things your child may need to be safe at school. This document will help you start with some ideas for what you can include in your child’s plan.

TOOLS (handouts, visuals, letters, etc)

  • #723 Information to Help TEACH My Child: Academic performance can be affected when your child experiences low or high blood sugars. This helpful handout explains how this happens and why it is important to understand its significance. Great for educators!
  • #724 Parent letter to teachers: This form is to help simplify diabetes care tasks for your child at school. Fill out all the necessary information that classroom teachers need to know to help them keep your child safe at school.
  • #725 EmergencyCards: This is a handy little card that you can print out, trim and glue together and makes a quick and easy to follow reference for low blood sugar. Great for classroom emergency boxes!
  • #726 FieldTripConsiderations: A tip sheet for making arrangements with the classroom teacher and school so that your child is safe and well cared for on field trips.
  • #727 PartiesandSnacks: A letter that you and your school nurse can use to bring awareness to other parents of alternate snack ideas if they are considering bringing treats to celebrate a birthday or holiday in the classroom. Also includes a handy table to help identify the portion size of typical classroom treats. Dissemination to school staff should be through the school nurse.
  • #728 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.
  • ISPAD Psychological Care of Children with Diabetes
  • #730 Glossary: Find the definition of a word or acronym used in any of the other forms available.
  • Emergency Bucket for T1D: List of emergency supplies for classroom in the case of Lockdowns, etc.
  • Tslim Basal IQ School Tips:  This is a useful reference sheet Tandem has created that you can provide to your school-care team. It contains important information to help them get comfortable with your child’s t:slim X2™ insulin pump with Basal IQ.
  • Tslim Control IQ School tips:  This is a useful reference sheet Tandem has created that you can provide to your school-care team. It contains important information to help them get comfortable with your child’s t:slim X2™ insulin pump with Control IQ.

RESOURCES: 

Final Standards of Care Aug 2021: These standards of care for students with Type 1 Diabetes are to be used in conjunction with the Colorado Provider Orders & Individualized Health Plans. The student’s health care provider may indicate exceptions to these standards on the student’s individual orders.

These Standards were developed in 2013 by the Colorado Kids with Diabetes Care and Prevention Collaborative of local health care providers, nurses and stakeholders.  Collaborative Standards Review Committee 2021

NDEP Actions for the Parents:Guardian

NDEP Actions for the Student with Diabetes

Emergency Medication on Bus 2013: Provided by the Colorado Department of Education – guidelines for medication administration on school buses.