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Preparing for Natural Disasters When Your Family Has Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. 5 hours ago
You have daily food allergy management down pat.   Two epinephrine auto-injectors go everywhere. The allergist is on speed dial. You know the best local stores and restaurants for safe foods. You've trained babysitters and the staff at school....
 
AAFA Co-Sponsoring Important National Study about Food Allergy
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 24, 2015 2:41 PM
  The  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America  (AAFA) is co-sponsoring an important study about food allergies. Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of AAFA. KFA hosts the largest support community serving families with...
 
KFA Celebrates 10 Years, Reveals Special Mosaic Dedicated to Children
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 4, 2015 2:50 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) celebrated its 10th anniversary Saturday, May 30, with a concert by “Food Allergies Rock!” musician Kyle Dine and the unveiling of a specially commissioned glass tile mosaic to honor children with food...
 
10 Shareable Images for Food Allergy Awareness Week
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 11, 2015 7:07 AM
As part of our awareness activities for Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 10-16), 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...
 
Spread Awareness with Faces of Food Allergies Photo-Sharing Campaign
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 5, 2015 11:01 AM · 9 comments
What does a child with food allergies look like?   Well, consider this: what does your child's classroom look like? One in thirteen children has a food allergy. That's an average of two children per classroom.   Take a look at our sixth...
 
15 Easy Ways to Make a Difference and Raise Food Allergy Awareness
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. April 21, 2015 12:31 PM
May 10-16 is Food Allergy Awareness Week! While we know that the realities of living with food allergies are 24/7 year-round, this time of year always presents a special opportunity to educate others. So here are some ideas to join Kids With Food...
 
Redesigned Website Helps Families Deal with the Health Challenges of Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. March 26, 2015 4:59 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is thrilled to announce we have a new website designed just for you. Our new mobile-friendly website is organized in a way that makes it easy to use for families, health care providers, schools and others. All of our...
 
Summer Camp with Food Allergies (Video and Resources)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. March 12, 2015 12:10 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), hosted a free educational webinar on March 10, 2015 called Off to Camp with Food Allergies.        The webinar featured Michael...
 
10 Years of Keeping Kids With Food Allergies Safe and Healthy
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 26, 2015 6:25 PM
  It’s hard to believe that Kids With Food Allergies is celebrating its 10th anniversary. We opened our doors on February 28, 2005, offering online support, web-based education and recipe help for families.   Through a merger in...
 
Tips to Safely Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 10, 2015 12:43 PM
Ah, Valentine's Day. Is there any other holiday (besides Halloween) more closely linked with candy and dessert? Read on for some tips to make this holiday a safe one for those you love the most, both at home and at school.   AT SCHOOL: Exchanging...
 
Where in the World is My Epinephrine?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. January 28, 2015 4:59 PM · 4 comments
Join KFA’s Campaign #WhereInTheWorldIsMyEpinephrine to Show You Are Always Prepared for Anaphylaxis Everywhere You Go     Families need to take all symptoms of an allergic reaction seriously because both mild and severe symptoms can...
 
Can Parents Prevent Their Babies From Developing Food Allergies - Video and Resources
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. January 15, 2015 12:13 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, hosted a free educational webinar, “Can Parents Prevent Their Babies From Developing Food Allergies,” on January 13, 2015. It featured pediatric...
 
Tips to Safely Celebrate Thanksgiving with Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. 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 online. 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 online. 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 online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 9, 2014 12:37 PM · 16 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 online. 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 online. 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 online. 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 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...
 
 
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