Morning Breakout Sessions – 9:00AM-10:20AM
Prior to the start of the main program, a variety of breakout sessions will be offered. Attendees can register for one of the following sessions with the main program registration.
Toddlers and T1D (Parents of children age 5 and under)
Discuss the unique challenges of managing T1D in toddlers. Don’t miss this opportunity to have your questions answered by healthcare providers and hear directly from parents who have been through it!
Taking T1D to School
Going to school with T1D requires a lot of preparation and planning. Discuss strategies and get advice on ensuring that your child enjoys the best possible school experience.
Tackling the Tween Years (Parents of children ages 9-12)
Handling transitions, setting realistic expectations, and taking those first steps towards independence will be the main topics of discussion in this session for parents of children ages 9-12.
T1D and the Teen Years (Parents of children ages 13-18)
The teen years can be full of anxiety and apprehension for both the child and the parents. Discuss strategies for navigating teen challenges and hear from young adults about their personal experiences in high school and beyond.
Lessons Learned from Life with T1D: Adult Perspectives
Join other adults with T1D and spouses/significant others in an informal discussion around topics important to you – exercise, workplace issues, pregnancy, technology, and T1D burnout.
Diabetes 101 for Grandparents and Other Caregivers
Grandparents, relatives, babysitters, and other occasional caregivers of a child with T1D can have all their diabetes questions answered and get advice on how best to support loved ones.
T1D Chat for Spanish Speaking Families & Individuals
Connect with and learn from other Spanish-speaking families and individuals managing T1D. This session will feature a panel of experts including healthcare providers, psychologist, and parent advocates.