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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...
 
Asthma and Poverty in Children
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. January 29, 2014 3:52 PM
Asthma is a disease that disproportionately affects those in poverty, especially children. Link to original story The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is very focused on raising awareness of how poverty and environmental triggers...
 
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,...
 
AAFA Supports Research to Address Uncontrolled Asthma in African Americans and Latinos
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. January 6, 2014 8:00 AM
Thank you to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) for supporting a three year, $3.6 million contract to the Seattle-King County Public Health Department in Seattle, Washington recently awarded by the Patient Centered Outcomes...
 
Thank You to Our 2013 Corporate Partners and Supporters
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. January 5, 2014 5:54 PM
        Thank You to Our 2013 Corporate Partners and Supporters     We sincerely appreciate the following corporate supporters for 2013 that are providing financial support to enable us to improve...
 
Do You Need a 504 Plan or Individualized Health Care Plan for Your Child with Food Allergies?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. January 4, 2014 2:49 PM · 5 comments
FREE Webinar: School Section 504 Plans and Individualized Health Care Plans for Food Allergy  Register to reserve your online seat -- HURRY, SPACE IS LIMITED!  RSVP: Reserve your seat by registering WHEN: January 14, 2014 ...
 
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...
 
The Serious Nature of Food Allergies (TV Show Video)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. December 10, 2013 2:25 PM · 3 comments
Dr. Terri Brown-Whitehorn, pediatric allergist and assistant professor at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Lynda Mitchell, Founder and Senior Director of Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), and Michele Cassalia, Corporate Relations Director of KFA and...
 
2013 Food Allergy Webinar Series Highlights
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. December 4, 2013 4:34 PM · 1 comment
OUR EDUCATIONAL WEBINAR SERIES TEACHES PRACTICAL FOOD ALLERGY MANAGEMENT The mission of Kids With Food Allergies is to improve the day-to-day lives of families raising children with food allergies and empower them to create a safe and healthy future...
 
You Can Save Lives. Indeed, Our Donors Already Have.
by Lynda Lynda is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. December 3, 2013 3:18 PM
You Can Save Lives. Indeed, Our Donors Already Have. Please give generously so that someday, all families will be prepared to handle emergencies and know how to keep their children with food allergies safe and healthy. Until a cure is found, we...
 
Restaurateurs and Dining with Food Allergies
by Lynda Lynda is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. December 2, 2013 2:39 PM · 2 comments
I was thrilled to have the opportunity to recently speak at the 2nd Annual Allergy Eats Conference for Restaurateurs. My topic: The allergic diner’s point of view. Using my own family’s positive and negative restaurant experiences as...
 
Philadelphia Area Food Allergy Events (Dec 1)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. November 28, 2013 10:18 AM
We have some special announcement for events in the Philadelphia area that are coming up this weekend. Comcast Network's Show "It's Your Call with Lynn Doyle" Highlights Serious Nature of Food Allergies  (December 1) Kids With Food...
 
We are Grateful for You!
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. November 27, 2013 9:15 AM · 1 comment
 With Gratitude   We are grateful for you! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who have supported our important work this past year. We are honored to provide families with life-saving...
 
Anaphylaxis in America Research Study Review with Dr. Robert Wood (Video and Resources)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. November 20, 2013 12:14 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on November 18, 2013 featuring guest speaker Robert A. Wood, MD, chief of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Johns Hopkins. Dr....
 
Helping Allergy Families Affected by the Illinois Storms
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. November 20, 2013 8:00 AM · 1 comment
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, is asking you to help our fellow families in Illinois who have been burdened, displaced or evacuated due to severe storms and tornadoes. Families who have...
 
New Federal Law Encourages Schools to Stock Undesignated Epinephrine for Allergy Emergencies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. November 13, 2013 4:27 PM
School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act Has Been Signed into Law President Obama has signed the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act into federal law.  Thank you to all who took action to help this important federal legislation move one...
 
School Laws Protecting Students with Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. November 13, 2013 1:07 PM
School Laws Protecting Students with Food Allergies  by Lynda Mitchell When it comes to creating a safe school environment for food-allergic students, some schools are more cooperative and informed than others. In an effort to keep students with...
 
 
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