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8 Items to Add to Your Back-to-School Shopping List

During the Back-to-School season, and throughout the year, FARE is fortunate to have the support of many companies who generously sponsor our programs and donate a portion of their proceeds to our organization. By supporting these food allergy-friendly companies, you are supporting FARE’s mission and the food allergy community. Start shopping, and making a difference,… Continue reading 8 Items to Add to Your Back-to-School Shopping List

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Teacher’s Checklist for Managing Food Allergies [Free Printable]

The checklist below provides a list of 10 measures teachers can implement to help keep students with food allergies safe and included in their classrooms. ✓ Work with parents, the school nurse, and other appropriate school personnel to determine if any classroom modifications are needed to make sure that students with food allergies can participate fully… Continue reading Teacher’s Checklist for Managing Food Allergies [Free Printable]

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10 Essential School Resources for Food Allergy Parents

Thankfully, nowadays there are many resources online to help parents prepare for a new school year for their children with food allergies. Sifting through the many resources available, however, can be overwhelming. We’ve created this list of the top 10 resources you need to read, print, fill out or bookmark to use this school year:… Continue reading 10 Essential School Resources for Food Allergy Parents

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The First Year at School: Advice from a Food Allergy Mom

By: Amanda Painter, president and director of Education & Development of the Food Allergy Community of East Tennessee (FACET) support group How did you prepare for the first year your child went to school with food allergies? Sending my daughter to school for the first time was one of the most challenging times I’ve had as… Continue reading The First Year at School: Advice from a Food Allergy Mom

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Head Back to School Safely with FARE

For parents and students managing food allergies, each school year comes with its own set of new successes and challenges. Whether you’re sending your child to school for the first time, or filling out school paperwork for the 10th time, FARE has a number of resources to help you prepare yourself and your school. Online… Continue reading Head Back to School Safely with FARE

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Resources for Starting Pre-School with Food Allergies

Sending your young children to preschool can be especially stressful when they have food allergies. For children with food allergies, providing a safe and nurturing environment at preschool and daycare requires planning and effort on the part of the school and parents. To help with these special childhood stages, FARE can point you to helpful… Continue reading Resources for Starting Pre-School with Food Allergies

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FARE-CDC Collaboration Results in Resources for Schools

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) published “Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care Education Programs” last fall. The information in these guidelines helps schools to avoid, recognize, and treat allergic reactions while ensuring that students with food allergies are safely included in all school activities. FARE has created… Continue reading FARE-CDC Collaboration Results in Resources for Schools