At times, a child may have an impairment that has a substantial impact on their functioning, but still does not qualify for an IEP for special education. A 504 plan is available to children with impairments that do not qualify for special education services. The plan takes into account children who have conditions or disorders … Continue reading A guide to the 504 Plan
For parents of children with a serious or life-threatening food allergy, sending their child to school everyday includes an added fear that most of us don't have to deal with. While they can monitor and plan their children's intake at home, sending them to school with other children's lunches, snacks, and birthday celebrations can be an anxiety … Continue reading What Parents of Children with Life-Threatening Food Allergies want you to know.
If your child has a food allergy, the school has a duty develop rules, procedures, and guidelines to provide that child with a safe environment. While New Jersey has published guidelines for the management of life-threatening food allergies in schools, each school is still responsible for establishing rules as needed and as they see fit. … Continue reading Protections for Children with Food Allergies