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Tips to Safely Celebrate Thanksgiving with Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. November 24, 2014 6:29 PM
CELEBRATING AT HOME Thanksgiving is an important time to connect with friends and family and to reflect on all you have to be thankful for. You will need to plan in advance to ensure everyone is safe since the holiday itself centers on the traditional...
 
Food Allergy Nonprofit Featured on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 27, 2014 12:37 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, was featured on The Balancing Act ® airing on Lifetime Television ® . The first episode in a series dedicated to spreading food allergies awareness...
 
Spreading Food Allergy Awareness One Teal Pumpkin at a Time
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 17, 2014 3:42 PM · 1 comment
Two years ago when Becky Basalone and her two young sons first painted a pumpkin teal, she had no idea where that little pumpkin would lead. Becky had recently started FACET (Food Allergy Community of East Tennessee), an AAFA-affiliated support group....
 
Non-Food Rewards for Children (New Handout)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 9, 2014 12:37 PM · 14 comments
The CDC’s Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs recommends the “use of non-food incentives for prizes, gifts, and awards.” This practice is also recommended...
 
Tips to Safely Celebrate Halloween at Home and at School (New Handout)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 9, 2014 12:30 PM
Halloween can be a fun and exciting holiday for children, but it is not without risk for those with food allergies. Families raising children with food allergies need to take extra precautions in order to keep their children safe....
 
Food Allergies and Your Child – What Now?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 9, 2014 12:19 PM · 2 comments
Pompano Beach, FL. October 8, 2014 –  Getting a diagnosis that your child has a food allergy is life changing – for you, your child and your entire family. Allergic reactions to food can be serious and life-threatening. Did you...
 
What's the Big Deal about Food Allergies? (Free Community Handout)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. August 6, 2014 4:09 PM · 39 comments
Do you find it challenging to help people understand what it means to live with food allergies? This free two-page handout can help. The question and answer format is ideal for giving to teachers, caregivers, other parents, family members or anyone...
 
Back To School Homework: Keeping Students with Food Allergies Safe
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. August 6, 2014 3:16 PM
Kids With Food Allergies, a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, has many free resources for parents, schools, teachers and staff to use to prepare for the upcoming school year and keep students with food allergies safe. Archived...
 
Kids With Food Allergies Partners with The Balancing Act® on Lifetime® Television
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. July 28, 2014 11:35 AM
Kids With Food Allergies Partners with The Balancing Act® on Lifetime® Television to Bring About New “HELP for Children with Food Allergies” Programming New series on The Balancing Act to raise awareness, provide education and...
 
Commercially Available Epinephrine Auto-Injectors Available with a Prescription in the United States (2014)
by KFA Medical Advisory Team KFA Medical Advisory Team is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. June 23, 2014 11:52 AM
Commercially Available Epinephrine Auto-Injectors Available with a Prescription in the United States by Angela Nace, PharmD Epinephrine auto-injectors are the treatment for anaphylaxis. Several epinephrine auto-injectors are now available in the...
 
Flying with Food Allergies (Video and Resources)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. June 20, 2014 1:22 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) , a division of the  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America  hosted a free educational webinar on June 17, 2014 featuring guest speakers Matthew Greenhawt, MD, MMSc, and Laurel Francoeur, JD. The...
 
Anaphylaxis: Severe Allergic Reactions (Handout)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. June 3, 2014 2:24 PM
This free two-page handout is filled with essential information about anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. Symptoms of Anaphylaxis Being Prepared for Anaphylaxis Common Causes of Anaphylaxis Knowing How to Treat...
 
5 Shareable Images for Food Allergy Awareness Week
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 10, 2014 5:02 PM · 1 comment
As part of our awareness activities for Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 11-17), we've created the following infographics for you to share on social media.   Together, we can raise awareness about the serious nature of food allergy and the need...
 
Creating Wellness Policies That Are Safer for Students with Food Allergy
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 9, 2014 12:52 PM · 1 comment
We are looking out for children with food allergies in schools!  We recently filed a formal comment on the federal government's proposal to improve wellness at school. Our bottom line:  Schools should develop policies that make schools...
 
A Child With Food Allergies Must Be Food Allergy Aware Every Single Day
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 9, 2014 12:24 PM
While May 11-17 is Food Allergy Awareness Week, a child with food allergies must be food allergy aware every single day. During this week dedicated to raising awareness of food allergies, please help us continue to change lives. Thanks to your support...
 
15 Easy Ways to Get Involved for Food Allergy Awareness Week
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 8, 2014 12:06 PM
May 11-17 is Food Allergy Awareness Week. Join Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) in educating others about the prevalence and seriousness of food allergies and anaphylaxis and related allergic...
 
2014 Faces of Food Allergies Awareness Campaign
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 5, 2014 1:27 PM · 4 comments
May 11 - 17 is Food Allergy Awareness Week The Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) fourth annual Faces of Food Allergies campaign is now officially open! Join our photo-sharing event to show that children with food allergies can live full and happy lives...
 
Your Help Is Needed for Tornado Victims in the South and Midwest
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. April 30, 2014 4:40 PM
When  Kids With Food Allergies  created a  disaster relief committee  made up of volunteers throughout the country, it included some of our food allergy parents and members with asthma who had been through the Colorado wild fires...
 
Raise Awareness, Understanding and Support for People Living with Asthma and Allergic Diseases
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. April 17, 2014 11:39 AM
May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month Many Americans are not aware of the seriousness of asthma, and if you are one of the 22+ million people living with this chronic disease, you’ve felt the frustration of some people just not...
 
Food Allergy Testing - What You Need to Know (Video & Resources)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. April 16, 2014 3:58 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) , a division of the  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America  hosted a free educational webinar on April 16, 2014 featuring guest speaker David Stukus, MD. Dr. Stukus reviewed the different types of food...
 
 
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