Kids With Food Allergies
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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...
1/8/13 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...
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...
1/8/13 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...
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!
1/15/14 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...