Kids with food allergies are increasingly likely to be bullied, teased or harrassed. Why is this so common? And what you can do to make school a safe haven.
Amarria was the wakeup call: epinephrine has to be there to save lives.
Sylvain Lefort can’t get the scene out of his mind. It is the evening of September 16, 2010. One moment, he is with other parents, sitting at a desk in a Montreal classroom as his daughter’s Grade 1 teacher reviews how the first few weeks of school have gone. The next, he is racing down… Read more »
Hearing her classmates call food allergies “not serious”, “not real”, and “funny” was all the motivation one little girl needed to spread the facts and enlighten her peers.
For too long, students with asthma and allergies have suffered with
symptoms in dusty, moldy, chemical-smelling classrooms. But now some
schools are wiping the slate clean – with a healthy approach to air.
Allergies to peanut are one of the most common and severe types of food allergies.
As the mother of a dairy-allergic pre-teen, I am often asked: “How can anyone be allergic to milk?” From an early age, we’re taught that milk is good for you. It’s hard for people to fathom living without it, and then you explain that the allergy is not just to cow’s milk, but to a… Read more »
School should be a safe environment for all students. Learn how to advocate for safer school environments with stricter food policies.
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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