The CDE recommends that sponsors read this MB in its entirety.
This MB applies to agencies and sponsors of School Nutrition Programs (SNP), the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
For the purpose of this MB, these entities will be collectively referred to as Agencies. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations under Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations (7 CFR), sections 15.3(b) and 210.10(m), require substitutions or modifications in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for children whose disabilities restrict their diets.
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Education of the Handicapped Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 state that persons with disabilities have the support of these laws that prohibit discrimination and require that children be provided with a free and appropriate public education. In 2015, the USDA permitted states to expand the list of recognized medical authorities to improve access to meal accommodations for children with special dietary needs and alleviate administrative burden for the CNPs.
Planning to accommodate a child's special dietary needs should begin before that child is enrolled in the child care program.
The program director or child care provider should ask parents about food needs and family eating patterns before enrolling their child in the child care program.
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USDA regulation 7 CFR Part 15b requires substitutions or modifications in school meals for children whose disabilities restrict their diets.
There is a very wide range of conditions considered disabling so that is to be determined by the licensed physician, PA or APN with RXN.
This will be shared with the foodservice manager at the student’s school with directions for providing the special diet.
Some children in child care have special dietary requirements.
This must identify: The completed form SD1 should be returned to the 504 coordinator, school nurse and/or school foodservice manager.
It will be forwarded to the district’s Registered Dietitian (RD) who will put together a menu/food plan for the student, within 10 days of receiving the SD1 form.