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School Information

School forms and school nurse information


When your child is in school we understand the importance of your child being well cared for. Our diabetes team and social workers offer guidance and support in helping you to establish a health plan at school. This ensures your child's needs are met and discrimination is eliminated. We assist in developing a relationship with your child's school nurse and offer education and resources.

Effective diabetes management in schools

The staff at Children's Mercy created these presentations as a resource for families and schools:


School excuses

It is Children's Mercy's policy that we can only provide school/work excuses if the clinic/diabetes team has been called on the day of the illness, or if the patient is seen in clinic.