JDRF Virtual Education Series: School Health Team Webinar

April 13, 2021
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for our educational series on Tuesday, April 13. Tips and Trends in Formulating a Comprehensive 504 Plan for Your Students with Type 1 Diabetes presented by Mary Bennett, LICSW, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children.

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Join the JDRF Greater New England Chapter for a school health team webinar as we discuss specific considerations for 504 plans and how they are helpful to students living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The presentation will also include how to best advocate for your students as well as what is important for students, parents, and the school. The intended audience for this webinar is members of the school health team, including school nurses, principals, guidance counselors, psychologists, social workers, and 504 coordinators.

Following the main presentation attendees will join breakout roomfor further discussion and best practice sharing by grade level. Please bring a question or a tip to share about your experiences with writing and/or implementing 504 Plans for children with T1D.    

Mary Bennett, LICSW, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
Mary Bennett, LICSW is a 2014 graduate of Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. Her experience includes working with children and their families in mental health, school, and medical settings. She is currently on several pediatric teams at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children with most of her time devoted to pediatric endocrinology. 

The presentation will be given through a live virtual webinar. You will receive a link to the webinar upon registration.

RSVP required by Monday, April 12 at bit.ly/JDRFWebinarApril13  

All attendees will receive a certificate of participation and a recording of the main session will be shared following the webinar. For questions or more information, please contact Lauren Shields at 781-426-5089 or lshields@jdrf.org.  

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Lauren Shields
7814310700 | lshields@jdrf.org

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