Meeting Archive:
Back to School Parent Webinar

A pdf of the webinar slides is available to download on the right.

Meeting Description:


Back to School!

 Parent Advocacy Webinar


You will hear from parents who have been there-on behalf of their own children and through their work with other parents who want to keep their children safe at school!


Monday-August 18, 2014

2-3 PM   EDT


Webinar Topics:
*Safe at School campaign overview
*School diabetes care challenges
*Federal and state laws
*Safe at School Updates
*Developing a 504 plan & strategies to overcome
*Key resources for families & schools
*Getting involved in Safe at School

There is no cost to attend  

Closed captioning is available for the webinar via this link.


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Registration for the live webinar is limited: first-come, first-served. 

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The webinar will be posted for online access within 2-3 weeks of the live session. 


Date: Mon, Aug 18, 2014
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Taryn Egelanian
 Presenter Information
Tracy Milligan

Tracy began her diabetes school advocacy told that her son, Jared, could not go to his neighborhood school unless a parent came every time he needed insulin. Tracy and other Florida parents worked with the Association to successfully pass a state law that protects students with diabetes, including ending the segregation that Jared faced. Jared will soon enter 7th grade. Tracy is a local Advocacy Chair and an Advanced School Advocate, who helps other parents learn about their children's rights and ensure they are safe in all school activities and programs.She is a recipient of the 2013 WEB MD Health Heroes Award for her Safe at School efforts.

Crystal Jackson
Crystal is Director of the American Diabetes Association's Safe at School campaign in Alexandria, Virginia. Crystal is considered a national authority on the rights of students with diabetes. She has spoken at conferences throughout the country about how to effectively advocate on behalf of students with diabetes and has trained hundreds of parent advocates, attorneys and health care professionals. Crystal is a parent of a child with diabetes.