In this episode, Mary C. Vargas describes federal laws that govern celiac disease. Furthermore, Mary Vargas explains the rights of patients with celiac disease to receive accommodations in the school setting as well as the role of a medical provider in helping patients gain access to appropriate accommodations in the school setting.
Janis Arnold, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Social Worker, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Partner, Stein & Vargas LLP
At the conclusion of this educational program, learners will be able to:
- Describe federal laws that govern celiac disease.
- Explain the rights of patients with celiac disease to receive accommodations in the school setting.
- Understand the role of a medical provider in helping a patient with celiac disease gain access to appropriate accommodations in the school setting.
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The following planners, speakers, and content reviewers, on behalf of themselves, have reported the following relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients:
Vanessa Weisbrod: None
Janis Arnold, MSW, LICSW: None
Mary C. Vargas: None