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Parents Sue School Board, Principal in Shocking Allergy Rights Case

Lawsuit alleges allergy accommodation requests led to harassment and child abuse investigation.

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Stock Epi Saves 38 in Chicago Public Schools

Half of students and staff who reacted had no known allergies.

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School Trustee Resigns After ‘Joke’ About Shooting Allergic Students

Experts call the comment evidence of a deep misunderstanding of food allergies in schools.

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Food Allergy Bullying: What You Can Do

Bullying is damaging for anyone to endure, but when students are bullied because of their food allergies, the consequences can be life-threatening. Whether it’s carrying an epinephrine auto-injector in a visible location, or constantly reminding people about your food allergy, this condition can make it difficult to blend in, explained Dylan Brennan, who is now […]

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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Advocating at a 504 Meeting

Allergy advocate Gina Clowes offers advice on how to successfully negotiate a 504 plan to ensure that your child stays allergy safe at school.

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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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