Medical Statement for Meal Modifications in School Nutrition Programs
New Haven Food and Nutrition Services will make reasonable meal modifications on a case by case basis to accommodate children whose disability restricts their diet. For full guidelines from The Connecticut STate Department of Education's (CSDE).
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The request for the reasonable modification must be related to the disability or limitations caused by the disability and requires a medical statement from a state licensed health care professional who is authorized to write medical prescriptions under the state law. Please contact the school nurse and or the Food Service Director for a group meeting to further discuss.
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