School Resources · Webinars

Webinar Recording and Recap: Educating a Whole Community About Food Allergies: One District’s Journey

The August 17, 2016, webinar Educating a Whole Community About Food Allergies: One District’s Journey featured three Arlington Heights, IL, administrators—Lori Bein, Ph.D., Ginny Hiltz, M.S.Ed., and Eric Larson, M.S.Ed.—sharing how their district is accommodating students with food allergies. While the district had some food allergy policies and procedures in place, it had to rethink… Continue reading Webinar Recording and Recap: Educating a Whole Community About Food Allergies: One District’s Journey

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Psychosocial Aspects of Food Allergy Among Adolescents (Webinar Recording and Recap)

Linda Herbert, Ph.D., presented Psychosocial Aspects of Food Allergy Among Adolescents, July 13, 2016, as part of FARE’s free monthly webinar series.  Dr. Herbert is an assistant professor in the Division of Psychology and Behavioral Health at Children’s National Health System, Washington, D.C. She also is the director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology’s… Continue reading Psychosocial Aspects of Food Allergy Among Adolescents (Webinar Recording and Recap)

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The Diagnosis of Food Allergies and the Role of Oral Food Challenges (Webinar Recording and Recap)

The Diagnosis of Food Allergies and the Role of Oral Food Challenges was presented March 16 by Dr. S. Shahzad Mustafa, an allergist from the Rochester Regional Health System, University of Rochester. After going over the basics of food allergies, Dr. Mustafa highlighted what he considers to be the doctor’s most important diagnostic tool for food… Continue reading The Diagnosis of Food Allergies and the Role of Oral Food Challenges (Webinar Recording and Recap)

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Ensuring the Protection of Students with Allergies (Webinar Recording and Recap)

The webinar, Section 504, Title II and Ensuring the Protection of K-12 Students with Severe Allergies, was presented February 17 by Jim Long, a former senior attorney with the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education. Long began the presentation by describing the different laws that were created to protect students with disabilities and… Continue reading Ensuring the Protection of Students with Allergies (Webinar Recording and Recap)

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Allergy Tips for Teens (Webinar Recording and Recap)

Food allergy educator and advocate Kyle Dine was the presenter of FARE’s November 18 webinar, “If I Only Knew Then What I Knew Now…Food Allergy Tips for Teens.” In addition to providing teens with tips for dealing with food allergies, Kyle shared his personal experiences growing up with food allergies—including mistakes he made that resulted in serious… Continue reading Allergy Tips for Teens (Webinar Recording and Recap)

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Understanding and Managing Sesame Allergy (Webinar Recording and Recap)

On Wednesday, October 14, FARE was joined by Dr. Robert Wood, for a webinar titled Understanding and Managing Sesame Allergy. Dr. Wood is a professor of pediatrics and chief of pediatric allergy and immunology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and professor of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr.… Continue reading Understanding and Managing Sesame Allergy (Webinar Recording and Recap)

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Adults with Food Allergies (Webinar Recording and Recap)

On Wednesday, September 23, FARE was joined by Dr. Stephanie Leonard, the director of the Food Allergy Center at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, CA, for a webinar on the topic of Adults with Food Allergies: Not Only Surviving, but Thriving. This is a topic Dr. Leonard knows all too well as she was… Continue reading Adults with Food Allergies (Webinar Recording and Recap)