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May 5, 2015 – It was the food allergy law that became famous across North America, and the hope born from tragedy. Ten years ago this month – May 16, 2005 – a legislative bill to accommodate students at risk of anaphylaxis in their schools in the province of Ontario was put to a final […]
Allergy consultant Gina Mennett Lee offers advice on how to successfully negotiate a 504 Plan to ensure that your child stays allergy safe at school.
Mennett Lee, who holds a masters of education degree, founded the Food Allergy Education Network and spent many years advocating for children with food allergies from her town of Branford, Connecticut. She and fellow volunteers provided educational resources on food allergies to families, schools and local communities.
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.
The start of kindergarten is bittersweet for most parents. On one hand, we’re excited for the new experiences that await our youngsters as they begin their school careers; at the same time, we mourn the passing of the baby years. How quickly they grow up. While our first-born child, Julian, is now in university, I […]
From the Allergic Living archives. First published in the magazine in 2009. Alarm bells went off for Sarah Cameron* that day in 2008 when her 8-year-old daughter came home from school in a state of high agitation. There had been an incident during lunch break. The girl recounted how one of two Grade 6 monitors […]
From the Allergic Living archives; this popular article was first published in the Canadian edition of the magazine in 2007. THE PIZZA day. The monthly birthday cake. Treats from the teacher for a job well done. Those holiday celebrations. The dad with the MBA using spreadsheet skills to organize the preschool snack schedule. The amount of […]