The Medical Statement form is available on the CDE SNP Forms Web page at the CDE CACFP Forms Web page at and the CDE SFSP Forms Web page at A written medical statement or Medical Statement form must be signed by a recognized medical authority.This includes education and education-related benefits, such as school meals.
The USDA requires that a written medical statement be completed to ensure that a child’s modified meal is reimbursable and that any meal modifications meet nutrition standards that are medically appropriate.
The CDE developed a Medical Statement form to Request Special Meals and/or Accommodations to identify the information required to implement a sound nutrition plan for children with dietary restrictions.
When food allergies result in a severe, life-threatening reaction, a child’s condition would rise to the level of a disability.
The Agency is required to accommodate the prescribed diet ordered by a recognized medical authority.
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Close The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary.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).The waiter who is happy to serve the dressing on the side, give you extra cheese on the burger, and swap French fries for mashed potatoes, all because that's how you want it? This MB provides clarification to child nutrition program (CNP) sponsors on the process, requirements, options, and resources for accommodating children, with and without disabilities, who have special dietary needs.The list of major life activities has also been expanded to add a new category called major bodily functions.