Hi. The pdf isn't working. Can you fix it? I would like to send this to my son's pre-k teacher. Thanks! Sent from my iPad > On Oct 9, 2014, at 12:05 PM, Kids With Food Allergies < firstname.lastname@example.org > wrote: >
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Hi. The document is quite big and so keeps freezing my screen when about 1/3 of it has downloaded. Is there a version that is text-only, or similar? It looks like a great idea (and I agree with the post-er above, that it's appropriate for ALL children). Thanks!
That is a cute idea. However, please remember anytime we offer food to our child's classmates we risk allergies. My youngest daughters is allergic to Yellow 5 (which is found in almost all applesauce brands - except the all natural). If she were to eat this snack, she would have a very severe rash for the remainder of the day. Most of us send snacks that avoid peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, milk, wheat. But, allergies come in many different forms. For classroom birthdays, I always avoid food.
Hi Bustermonkey, you make a good point. There are also children who are allergic to apples, so even the natural applesauces would be an issue. I think the thing to consider, whatever the occasion, is who is the audience, and what are the specific allergies people are dealing with. With obesity and allergies such a concern across America, I applaud using fruit as a treat, but only if it is safe for the intended audience. Non-food treats are also a great choice.
Thanks for this piece!! I'm in search of any materials that help make ending the classroom birthday treat more palatable to parents & staff that are still undereducated when it comes to the reality of children living with life threatening allergies.
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