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… Read more »
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.
The case of the Knudsen family versus a daycare in Iowa gained national attention last year.
The need-to-know essential tools and the steps to success.
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.
When her peanut-allergic son started kindergarten, one mom learned how to manage her fears by educating and trusting others to keep him safe.
Many schools are using older students as lunchtime monitors for younger kids. For parents of children with food allergies the practice seems like an accident waiting to happen.
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Curbing the frequency of fatty, sugary snacks in the classroom benefits all kids, not just those with food allergies.