Which States Made the Grade on Protecting Students with Asthma and Food Allergies?

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America and its food allergy division, Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), hosted a free webinar on August 12, 2014 featuring guest speakers Charlotte Collins, JD and Michael Pistiner, MD. The presentation below reveals the 2014 State Honor Roll report and teaches you how to use this report to find out how well your state protects students with asthma and food allergies.

 

RESOURCES

 

2014 State Honor Roll
Find out how your state ranks on school policies and laws set in place to protect children and adults with asthma and allergies.

 

Stock Epinephrine State Laws
Use the interactive map to find out whether your state has passed stock epinephrine legislation and take action if your state has pending legislation.

 

Epinephrine Auto-Injectors in the U.S.
Get discount information and links to training videos.

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CDC Guidelines for Schools and Early Education Centers
The CDC created guidelines for schools and early childhood education programs to help them manage the risk of food allergies and severe allergic reactions in children.

 

Food Allergy Training Modules and Quiz for School Staff
AllergyHome offers online training videos to use for school staff training on the topic of food allergy.

 

Back to School with Asthma and Food Allergy
Dr. Dave Stukus and Dr. Mike Pistiner review how to manage food allergies and asthma at school. (webinar video archive)

 

Making the Case for School Nurses

Read this compelling blog post from AllergyHome.org

  

School Nurses Save Schools Money

Study shows school nurses save, not cost, schools money.  

 

 

OTHER RESOURCES

AAFA.org
Research, advocacy and educational resources. AAFA is the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit for allergic diseases.

 

KidsWithFoodAllergies.org
Educational resources, free webinars, videos, support, recipes and more. KFA is a division of AAFA.

 

AllergyHome.org
School training modules for staff, videos for children and more!

 

KFA’s Medical Advisor Blog
Educational materials about food allergies and related allergic diseases.

 

EpiPen4Schools
School nurses can request free EpiPens to stock in their schools.

 

UPCOMING WEBINAR - REGISTER NOW!

Your Questions About Section 504 Plans for Food Allergy
Guest speaker: Laurel Francoeur, JD 
August 26, 2014 at 1pm Eastern

 

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