Free Video from Kids With Food Allergies Foundation:
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On May 28, 2013, Kids With Food Allergies Foundation hosted a free webinar with guest speakers Dr. Michael Pistiner and Dr. Sarah Boudreau-Romano on the topic of how to train caregivers to hand off care for kids with food allergies.
Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, is chair of KFA's Medical Advisory Team and is a frequent guest speaker in our educational webinars. He is also co-founder of AllergyHome.org. Sarah Boudreau-Romano, MD, is founder of TheAllergistMom.com
The recorded webinar is now available to be viewed and shared at your convenience. We thank our guest speakers for donating their time for this free web conference and we thank Mylan for providing an unrestricted educational grant to fund this webinar.
RESOURCES THAT ACCOMPANY THE VIDEO
AllergyHome.org: Co-founded by Dr. Pistiner with partner Dr. Lee, this website provides free training and awareness videos.
TheAllergistMom.com: Dr. Boudreau-Romano's blog from her perspective as a physician who is also a parent of children with food allergies.
KidsWithFoodAllergies.org: A nonprofit that is in the process of merging with the oldest asthma and allergy patient organization, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. KFA provides the largest online support community and education for families raising children with food allergies.
How to Help Food Allergy Families Affected by Oklahoma Tornado: KFA has a Disaster Response team of volunteers who have coordinated allergy-safe foods for families affected by the Oklahoma tornado disaster. Learn how you can help.
Babysitter / Drop-Off Care Form: This is a PDF form that you can use to train caregivers and provide them with emergency information. Available in full color or black and white.
Handwashing/Cleaning Study (PDF): This is the referenced study regarding hand sanitizers, soap, and cleaning products and their efficiency at removing peanut allergen.
Study: Frequency of Mouthing Behavior in Young Children: This study demonstrates how often children put their hands into their mouths, which can pose a risk for food-allergic children.
Everyday Cool with Food Allergies: This is the children's book written by Dr. Michael Pistiner. It is available at Amazon.com. All purchases from this link will send a portion of the proceeds to KFA at no cost to you. It is currently available from a third party seller on Amazon.com. You can also purchase it directly from The No Biggie Bunch.
Our next free webinar will be on June 19 with guest speaker Colette Martin, a cookbook author and one of KFA's Board of Directors. Watch for our announcement for open registration!