Accommodating children with special dietary needs

USDA regulations require licensed medical physician statement that includes: -the child’s disability – an explanation of why the disability restricts the child’s diet -the major life activity that is affected by the disability -the food or foods to be omitted from the child’s diet, and the foodor choice of foods that must be substituted.The attached form addresses the issues above and must be completed by a licensed medical physician.The Disability Office will process your request in the first instance.Information on acceptable evidence can be found here.

She shares daily life with Evan on her own blog Special When a child with a food allergy ingests that food, he may have an allergic reaction. This MB provides clarification to child nutrition program (CNP) sponsors on the process, requirements, options, and resources for accommodating children, with and without disabilities, who have special dietary needs.Other common allergens include wheat products, peanuts, tree nuts, and eggs.Some young children also have trouble digesting high-fiber foods.

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