Meeting Archive:
Back to School Advocacy Webinar for Parents of Children with Diabetes

Meeting Description:

Back to School Advocacy Webinar
for Parents of Children with Diabetes

You will hear from parents and advocates 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! 

Thursday-Aug 10, 2017
2:00-3:15 PM EDT, 1:00 CDT, 12:00 MDT, 11:00 PDT


  • Safe at School campaign overview.  
  • Federal and state law protections.
  • Safe at School updates.
  • Developing a 504 plan & strategies to overcome challenges
  • School diabetes management case studies.
  • Key resources for families & schools.

There is no cost to attend.

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

Can't make the live broadcast?
The webinar recording will be posted for online access within 2-3 weeks of the live session. 

Date: Thu, Aug 10, 2017
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
 Presenter Information
Joyce Boudoin

 Joyce Boudoin lives in Apopka, Florida.   She is the Director of Court Operations for Orange County Clerk of Courts in Orlando.  Joyce’s daughter, Alexis, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2008 at the age of 4.  Joyce lost her mother in 2010 due to complications from type 2 diabetes.  Joyce is an Advanced School Advocate for the Association’s Safe at School program.  She is also a Live Empowered Trainer and Ambassador.  She is the recipient of several awards including the 2013 ADA LEARN Outreach Award and the Association’s Excellence In Community Outreach Award in January 2013. Joyce is passionate about educating parents and schools to develop positive partnerships and strives toward initiatives to keep our kids safe at school.  Joyce is a strong proponent of education about both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.


Crystal Jackson
Crystal, the Association's Safe at School Director, 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 the parent of a child with diabetes.