Parenting

Children with Celiac Disease: Managing What a Child Eats in School

The 504 Education Plans of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 protects children with celiac disease

The 504 Education Plans of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 states that access to programs and activities funded by Federal agencies or Federal dollars must be available to all disabled persons involved in those programs and activities. This includes public or private schools that receive federal funds.

Children with physical or mental disabilities face academic hurdles for many different reasons. As a parent, you can take advantage of federal laws to meet your children’s unique needs, and this includes school lunches.