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1/8/13 4:23 PM
"Once an employee establishes that he or she suffers from a food allergy, which is considered a disability under current federal law, the employer is obligated to engage in an "interactive process" with the employee to discuss whether there is a...
4/20/13 2:14 PM
What happens when children with food allergies grow up and enter the work force? About 1 percent of adults have peanut allergy and the numbers are growing. In 2008, the Americans With Disabilities Act expanded to include food allergy...
1/23/13 1:19 PM
The Iowa Court of Appeals recently ruled that a child's food allergy is a disability protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ruling will affect schools, child care centers, day camps, and other recreational programs for...
1/4/14 2:49 PM
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 ...
1/8/13 4:28 PM
"The Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached an agreement with Lesley University of Cambridge, Massachusetts, under which Lesley agreed to modify its food services and meal plan system to accommodate students with celiac disease and other...
2/13/13 5:55 PM
Recently we shared news about an agreement between Lesley University and the Justice Department in which the school agreed to provide accommodations for students with food allergies and celiac disease. (The school has a mandatory meal...
1/15/14 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...
1/16/14 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,...
3/28/13 8:18 AM
Comment by Fatwally
I think requiring restaurants to server allergy food is goings to far. it's a different category from schools. People do not have eat in restaurants. The way children are required to attends school. Sorry, but this is going too far.
1/9/13 5:06 PM
Comment by songspinner
Wow. It was such a huge deal when I went to college and the UC campus I chose made it very very difficult and in fact actively discriminated against me. This makes me feel better about my daughter's college possibities.
1/9/13 8:24 PM
Comment by Gloria
Another example of the good government can do!
1/20/14 10:49 PM
Comment by Silvashan
Shoot, I missed signing up. Is there still a way to find out about recorded webinars? I run a FB group for mom's who have kids with food allergies and I alway love to share the KWFA resources in our group.
1/20/14 10:52 PM
Comment by Kathy P
Here is a blog post that Lynda did regarding plans. And here is the followup from the webinar w/ the video recording of the presentation plus tons of other resources.
1/13/14 6:34 AM
Comment by Lynda
Reminder: our webinar on 504 plans and IHCPs is tomorrow (Tuesday)! RSVP: Reserve your seat by registering WHEN: January 14, 2014 TIME: 7:00 pm Eastern time WHERE: Your computer, iOS or Android device
1/13/14 7:26 PM
Comment by Silvashan
I teach at that time. Is there a way to order the e-book or see/hear the webinar at another time?
1/13/14 7:27 PM
Comment by Lynda
Hi Silvashan, We record all webinars for later viewing. If you sign up for the webinar, you will get an email letting you know when the recording is ready.
1/16/14 1:08 PM
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