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FREE WEBINAR: Epinephrine in Schools
4/30/13 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 
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FREE Webinar: Are Your Schools Safe? State Policies on Food Allergy, Asthma and Allergies
9/10/13 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
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Free Webinar: Nutrition and Food Safety for Students with Food Allergies
8/20/13 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
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FREE Webinar: What Parents Need to Know About Food Allergies in School (Part 2)
8/28/12 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 
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July 30, 2013 Free Webinar: Partnering with Your School Nurse for a Safe School Year
7/30/13 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 
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My First Day of School Photo-Sharing Event
September 10, 2012 - September 14, 2012
 
 
Isaiah, 7 with multilple food allergies
5/14/13 8:19 PM
 
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First Day of Pre-K
9/13/12 11:40 AM
 
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10/24/13 4:25 PM
 
Blog Entry by Kids With Food Allergies online
A bill in the Pennsylvania Senate (SB 898) would amend the Public School Code of 1949 to require schools in the state to stock epinephrine auto-injectors for use in the event of a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). Approximately 20-25% of...
 
Potential Food Allergens in Preschool,  School, Camp Crafts & Activities
9/17/13 8:00 PM
 
Blog Entry by Kids With Food Allergies online
According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, “Food used in lesson plans for math or science, crafts, and cooking classes may need to be substituted depending on the allergies of the students.” The guide below...
 
9/7/12 5:20 PM
 
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Press Release: Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Kids With Food Allergies Foundation Announces its 4th Annual Strides for Safe Kids Mall Walk & Expo; Certificate of Appreciation for Representative Thomas Murt Kids With Food...
 
5/7/13 1:27 AM
 
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National campaign works to put life-saving epinephrine in all schools to combat the dangerous effects of food allergies. NBC News' Erika Edwards reports.
 
2/13/13 5:55 PM
 
Blog Entry by Kids With Food Allergies online
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...
 
5/29/12 6:44 PM
 
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School Employees Honored for Saving Little Girl's Life Three Rochester school staff members were honored for quickly assessing an allergic reaction and promptly treating a student for anaphylaxis.The parents of a 4-year old Rochester girl say they're...
 
School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act Awaits President Obama's Signature
11/5/13 3:25 PM
 
Blog Entry by Kids With Food Allergies online
School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act  Congress has passed the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act.  Thank you to all who took action to help this important federal legislation move one step closer to becoming law!  It...
 
School Laws Protecting Students with Food Allergies
11/13/13 1:07 PM
 
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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...
 
8/23/12 10:51 PM
 
Blog Entry by Kids With Food Allergies online
Dr. Green has written a special opinion piece for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette advocating for more awareness and safety protocols for schoolchildren with food allergies.Despite growing awareness of food allergy among the public and medical...
 
Stocking Epinephrine in Schools: What You Need to Know (Video & Resources)
5/1/13 3:35 PM
 
Blog Entry by Kids With Food Allergies online
On April 30, 2013, Kids With Food Allergies Foundation (KFA) hosted a free webinar in partnership with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) with guest speakers Charlotte Collins, JD, and Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc. We thank them...
 
My First Day of School with Food Allergies
9/10/12 2:51 PM
 
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My First Day of School with Food Allergies Photo-Sharing Event: At the end of each day this week, we will select a random winner to receive a gift package from our event sponsor, Applegate. To participate, you must login or register for our online...
 
New Federal Law Encourages Schools to Stock Undesignated Epinephrine for Allergy Emergencies
11/13/13 4:27 PM
 
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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...
 
New Report Shows Most States Fall Behind on Asthma and Allergy School Policies
7/30/13 12:08 PM
 
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New Report Shows Most States Fall Behind on Asthma and Allergy School Policies Seven States and DC Pull Ahead on School Health “Honor Roll” as Momentum Grows for Medication-Stocking Laws WASHINGTON, DC – PRNewswire-USNewswire –...
 
Non-Cupcake Classroom Birthday Celebration Idea
8/21/12 7:02 PM
 
Blog Entry by Kids With Food Allergies online
Earlier this week, Zarah Slay shared a Juice Box Robot picture on KFA's Facebook page.  We shared it with our fans and Marcella Rolwes took the idea, altered it to be safe for her daughter and shared it with us today.  Introducing Perry the...
 
Nutrition and Food Safety for Students with Food Allergies (Video and Resources)
8/21/13 2:59 PM
 
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Free webinar hosted by Kids With Food Allergies on August 20, 2013 featuring guest speakers Dayle Hayes, MS, RD, and Deb Indorato, RD, LDN.  The following is the video recording and a list of resources to help you with nutrition and food safety...
 
Raising a Well-Adjusted Child Who Takes Food Allergies in Stride
1/16/13 2:09 PM
 
Blog Entry by Kids With Food Allergies online
  1/15/2013 -- This free online class was presented by Kids With Food Allergies Foundation as part of our educational outreach program. Our guest speaker was food allergy author Linda Coss. Dr. Michael Pistiner was our representative from...
 
Partnering with Your School Nurse for a Safe School Year (Video and Resources)
8/2/13 1:31 PM
 
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Free webinar presented by Kids With Food Allergies on July 30, 2013 with guest speakers Dr. Michael Pistiner and Sally Schoessler, MEd, BSN, RN:    Video is one hour long. Please wait a moment to allow the video to buffer before...
 
Do You Need a 504 Plan or Individualized Health Care Plan for Your Child with Food Allergies?
1/4/14 2:49 PM
 
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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 ...
 
9/13/12 12:57 PM
 
Blog Entry by Kids With Food Allergies online
Kids With Food Allergies Foundation supports legislation that would provide undesignated epinephrine in schools to help staff treat any student (including those suffering a reaction for the first time) suffering a severe allergic reaction."A Prince...
 
4/23/13 2:07 PM
 
Blog Entry by Kids With Food Allergies online
Thank you to Erin Bohacek, a KFA member, for speaking up on the issue of stocking epinephrine in Florida schools. Her story can be found in the Tampa Bay Times: "Thousands of kids with undiagnosed allergies to food and insect bites aren't able to...
 
11/13/12 7:00 PM
 
Blog Entry by Kids With Food Allergies online
Unfortunately food allergy bullying is relatively common.  Hopefully as awareness and education continue to permeate our school communities, understanding and support will make bullying less common. Around 35% of food-allergic children...
 
The Food Allergy Book - What School Employees Need to Know (English and Spanish)
2/5/13 2:08 PM
 
Blog Entry by Kids With Food Allergies online
The National Education Association Health Information Network and the U.S. Department of Agriculture partnered to publish  The Food Allergy Book: What School Employees Need to Know.  It is available as a free download: Download the...
 
8/21/12 1:36 PM
 
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What Parents Need to Know About Food Allergy in Schools - Part 2 We had more than 500 parents, educators, school nurses and physicians attend our informatve back-to-school webinar last week featuring presenters Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, and Nancy...
 
8/2/12 2:01 PM
 
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 KFA's Webinar on Food Allergies in SchoolWe had a very large turnout for our recent webinar on Food Allergy in School: What Parents Need to Know and we received hundreds of questions. We will be addressing these questions in future webinars,...
 
8/20/13 2:06 PM
 
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This Back-to-School Season, Mylan Specialty L.P. Encourages People to be Better Prepared for a Life-Threatening Allergic Reaction BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Mylan Specialty L.P., the fully integrated specialty...
 
Free Food Allergy ToolKit Now Available as a Pilot for School Nurses
6/5/13 12:32 PM
 
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For School Nurses: The Food Allergy Management and Education (FAME) School Based Food Allergy Manual/Toolkit for schools are ready to pilot.  School nurses and school(s) are invited to participate at no charge. Materials from the National FAME...
 
8/23/12 10:14 PM
 
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AllergyHome.org Releases a Free Online Food Allergy Training Module for School Staff Nation-WideAllergyHome.org releases a free 30 minute food allergy training module consistent with food allergy guidance documents to help school nurses and health...
 
7/16/13 12:00 PM
 
Blog Entry by Kids With Food Allergies online
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW Sally Schoessler, MEd, BSN, RN, and Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc,  will give you their expert insights about how you can partner with your child's school nurse for a safe school year managing food allergy. This webinar...
 
Free Webinar: Nutrition and Food Safety for Students with Food Allergies
8/8/13 5:03 PM
 
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Free Webinar: Nutrition and Food Safety for Students with Food Allergies Join us to learn about Nutrition and Food Safety for Students with Food Allergies with award-winning author and school nutrition educator Dayle Hayes, MS, RD, and KFA Nutrition...
 
8/14/12 9:42 PM
 
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Through EpiPen4Schools™ Program, Mylan Helps Schools Better Prepare For Students With Life-Threatening Allergies  BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty L.P., the fully-integrated specialty pharmaceutical...
 
7/30/12 1:56 PM
 
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FREE Webinar: What Parents of Children with Food Allergies Need to Know About Food Allergy in School Many parents don't know where to start when they need to send their children off to school with food allergies. Attend this free webinar and you will...
 
9/18/13 12:07 PM
 
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Georgia is one of seven states that allows schools to stock undesignated epinephrine auto-injectors to be used in allergic emergencies (anaphylaxis). During a severe allergic reaction, seconds count.  Georgia schools are now training...
 
First grader with peanut allergy
9/6/12 8:21 PM
 
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