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After the form is evaluated the parent or guardian will be informed if the special need request meets the requirements of the regulations.
First step is to have a medical doctor who is licensed to practice medicine in Texas to complete and sign the "Request for Dietary Accommodation." The form is attached to the right on this page. The completed form is to be given to the school nurse.
Middle School and High School menus have non-meat items planned daily.
Please let the Cafeteria Manager know that your child is interested in a non-meat entrée option daily.
The child nutrition program is encouraged, but not required, to provide food substitutions or modifications for children without disabilities who have medically certified special dietary needs and are unable to eat regular meals as prepared.
In many cases, these special nutrition needs can be accommodated through offer verses serve or by providing additional meal choices.
Generally, children with food allergies or intolerances do not have a disability as defined under either Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act or Part B of IDEA, and the school food service may, but is not required to, make food substitutions for them.
However, when in the licensed physician’s assessment, food allergies may result in severe, life-threatening (anaphylactic) reactions, the child’s condition would meet the definition of “disability”, and the substitutions prescribed by the licensed physician must be made.
The school food service may, but is not required to, make food substitutions for them.