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Back to School Shopping Guide

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 Back to School Shopping Guide

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What Teachers Should Know About Their Students with Food Allergies

If you haven’t had a student with a food allergy in your classroom yet, odds are you soon will. For reasons that aren’t completely understood, the incidence of food allergies is increasing. One in 13 children, or roughly two in every classroom, has a food allergy. As a school teacher, you will need to know… Continue reading What Teachers Should Know About Their Students with Food Allergies

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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

Webinars

CDC’s Toolkit for Managing Food Allergies in Schools (Webinar Recording and Recap)

On Wednesday, August 12, FARE was joined by Dr. Robin Wallin, Director of Health Services at Parkway District Schools, for a webinar presentation about the CDC’s Tool Kit for Managing Food Allergies in Schools. The tool kit is a resource containing tip sheets, customizable PowerPoints, and podcasts geared for specific school audiences. Materials can be downloaded… Continue reading CDC’s Toolkit for Managing Food Allergies in Schools (Webinar Recording and Recap)

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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