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 report they have been bullied, harassed or teased due to their food allergies. Most of this bullying occurs at school.
Read more at News-Leader.com: http://www.news-leader.com/art...g-target?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|&nclick_check=1
AllergyHome.org offers a great 30-minute educational module for schools to train staff about food allergies: http://www.allergyhome.org/sch...-staff-need-to-know/
Kids With Food Allergies Foundation has two recorded webinars that deal with how to manage food allergies at school: