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School and Allergies, Asthma

Allergic Student Returns to School with New Accommodations Plan

A girl with severe milk and egg allergies is back with classmates after lengthy negotiations.

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Daycare Allergy Rights Case: Where Does it Leave Us?

The case of the Knudsen family versus a daycare in Iowa gained national attention last year.

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Managing Dairy Allergy at School: Steps to Success

The need-to-know essential tools and the steps to success.

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Food Allergy at School: Avoiding Shame & Segregation

Students with allergies and/or asthma often face an additional, invisible challenge: exclusion.

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Milk Allergy in the School

An investigation of the most misunderstood food allergen, and how to protect milk-allergic kids at school.

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Managing Milk Allergy in Canadian Schools

Cheese, milk, yogurt, pizza, popcorn, you name it – dairy is in everything. Allergic Living investigates the big challenges in keeping students allergic to dairy safe at school.

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Food Allergy Bullying: The Stakes Are High

From cyberspace to the schoolyard, bullying can occur anywhere in any shape or form. I know, because it happened to me.

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CDC Food Allergy Guidelines To Affect Schools Across U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released the long-awaited school food allergy guidelines.

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Exclude the Treats, Not the Allergic Child, at School

Birthday cupcakes, pizza parties, candy rewards and holiday celebrations. Not a week goes by without some kind of edible treat in the classroom.

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College To-Do List

For Canadian To-Do List, click here. Before Arriving ✔ Start the college search early, since more time and effort are required when reviewing colleges for both programs and allergy-friendly policies. “I encourage parents to start looking at campuses when the students are juniors,” says Kathy Whiteside, a dietitian at the University of Michigan. ✔ As […]

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