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What's the Big Deal about Food Allergies? (Free Community Handout)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 6, 2014 4:09 PM · 37 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 online. 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 online. 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...
 
Flying with Food Allergies (Video and Resources)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. 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 online. 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 online. 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 online. 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 online. 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 online. 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 online. 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 online. 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 online. 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 online. 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...
 
Everything You Need to Know About Epinephrine (Video & Resources)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 28, 2014 11:42 AM · 4 comments
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) , a division of the  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on February 26, 2014 featuring two of our medical advisors, Michael Pistiner, MD, and Angela Nace, PharmD. They...
 
Kisses, Candies and Parties: Talk with Your Food-Allergic Child to Prevent Allergy Emergencies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 11, 2014 6:58 PM
Valentine's Day can bring kisses, cards with candy attached and party treats - Will you be talking with your child or teen with food allergies about how to stay safe for Valentine's Day? Open communication about avoiding allergic triggers and being...
 
Children with Food Allergies: What Parents Need to Know
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. January 21, 2014 4:09 PM
Children with Food Allergies: What Parents Need to Know   This free two-page handout is filled with essential information for parenting a food allergic child.Understanding the Basics of Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis (Severe...
 
Food Allergy School Health Plans: 504 vs IHCP (Video and Resources)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. January 16, 2014 2:19 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA)  , a division of the  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on January 14, 2014 featuring guest speaker Laurel Francoeur, Esq,  co-founder of Greenlaurel Solutions,...
 
504 Plans, IHCPs, ECPs: Food Allergy School Health Care Plans
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. January 15, 2014 6:09 PM
School Health Care Plans for Your Child with Food Allergies How to Create a Comprehensive School Health Care Plan for your Child with Food Allergies by Lynda Mitchell, MA A school health plan will identify the types of responsibilities, training and...
 
Using a Food Diary to Help Sort Food Allergies Out
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. January 6, 2014 12:28 PM
Is It Allergy? by David Hauswirth, MD, FAAAAI  There are times when a patient thinks they are reacting to a food or having symptoms as a result of eating certain foods. In these cases, food diaries – or, perhaps more accurately,...
 
Help Twice as Many Children with Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. December 27, 2013 9:00 AM
FOUR DAYS ONLY: Your Gift Will Be Matched!  Dear Friend of Kids With Food Allergies, You are why we can help families with children with food allergies live healthier and safer lives. Now until the end of December, every dollar you donate...
 
 
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