Two Nevada students have received life-saving shots of epinephrine since the passing of the state’s stock epinephrine bill in 2013.
When the marketers and distributors of the EpiPen auto-injector did some research on the trends for Valentine’s Day, they found some statistics that might surprise you. Pop Quiz! See if you can guess whether the following statements are myth or fact. Click here to download a copy of this poster. For more information about severe allergies and […]
A settlement reached between Lesley University in Massachusetts and the Department of Justice is big news, with monumental implications. The agreement lays the foundation for establishing the rights of Americans with food allergy and celiac disease.
Comprehensive resource - Allergy Safe Communities site: Allergy Safe Communities’ Emergency Plans: EpiPen, Allerject, Twinject Sample letter from principal Sample letter from teacher Steps for school anaphylaxis plan Canadian School Boards Association publication: Anaphylaxis: A Handbook for School Boards Asthma Action Plans Alberta’s Asthma Action Plan The Lung Association’s Action Plan Provincial anaphylaxis laws, policies and guidelines: Ontario’s legislation - Sabrina’s […]
Allergic Living presents: the Comparing Universities Chart. We’ve interviewed dietitians, food services directors, housing officials and more to bring you our exclusive chart comparing 16 universities across Canada. Click the image below to see the full chart, and feel free to print and share with friends. For a U.S. colleges comparison chart, click here.
The rights for people with food allergies and celiac disease in college have come a long way. There are two main legal documents which apply, and a recent Department of Justice complaint which resulted in a settlement all but confirms that severe food allergies constitute a disability under U.S. law. Rehabilitation Act, 1973 Applies to: […]