College Visits for Type 1 DiabeticsA parent & T1D Teen resource
College Visits for Type 1 Diabetics
College visits for Type 1 Diabetics require a lot more research to make the parents and teens feel at ease. There are many things you can do in advance to make the best choice for a Type 1 Diabetic teen embarking on their own.
During your College visits, it is important to make note of the many resources available to your student at each campus. There will Campus Resources such as Disability Services, Health Clinics, Food Services. In addition, a Type 1 must pay careful attention to the Dorm since access to a refrigerator is important. Some campuses may be better suited to accommodate your needs. We have prepared a Checklist for Campus Resources for you.
In addition, you will want to check out the Local resources of the potential college town. The size of the town and the availability of support may impact your decision. Utilize the Type 1 To Go Checklist for Local Resources to help you scope out your potential future home away from home.
Type 1 “To Go” Teen was actually created based on the issues that Type 1 Teens specifically face as they adventure into independence. In our seminars, we discuss a multitude of issues to prepare a T1D Teen for this next stage