WHEN: Tuesday, July 26, 2016
TIME: 7pm – 8pm ET / 4pm - 5pm PT
WHERE: KFA's Online Chat Event
Join Kids With Food Allergies for an Ask Me Anything About Back-to-School with Food Allergies chat. The text-based chat will be hosted on our community on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 7pm ET/4pm PT. Join KFA’s exclusive online community to participate in the chat.
One chat participant will be chosen at random to receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card.
Attorney, author and food allergy advocate Laurel Francoeur, JD, will be our featured chat “speaker."
The chat will cover questions, tips and tricks about back-to-school issues like
- 504 Plans and Individual Health Care Plans
- How to Talk to Teachers and Staff About Your Child’s Food Allergies
Free Back-to-School Resources
Visit our School Planning Zone for our collection of free resources for families and school staff. KFA's resources can help you manage food allergies in the school setting.
You can submit your questions in advance by commenting on this blog post. We will address as many questions and share as many resources as we can during the chat. The information in this chat is not intended as medical or legal advice.
About Our Speaker
Laurel Francoeur graduated from Suffolk Law School. She founded Francoeur Allergy Law, an online source for food allergy tools. Francoeur has drafted food allergy legislation in Massachusetts, where she is based. That legislation now gives students easier access to life-saving medication. She has also testified at the state and federal level about food allergy issues. Francoeur wrote the book How to Advocate for Your Food Allergic Child: A Manual for Getting What Your Child Needs at School. She is the co-author of the Preschool Food Allergy Handbook.