Food allergy teaching tools to help you train others

Providing practical teaching tools to those who care for children with food allergies. Our mission is to bring food allergy awareness and education to your community.


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Food Allergy 101: Everyday Skills for the Parents of the Newly Diagnosed

A new food allergy diagnosis can feel overwhelming. During your child’s doctor’s visit, there is not much time to take in all the information. These tools and educational resources are meant to help teach you how to live with and manage food allergies.

Living Confidently with Food Allergy HandbookLiving Confidently with Food Allergy Handbook

A free, easy to use, handbook designed to give parents the tools to keep their children with food allergies safe and happy while addressing their emotional needs. This fact based guide was reviewed by internationally recognized food allergy experts. This American and Canadian collaboration was lead by Anaphylaxis Canada and is available online and in PDF.



Practical Food Allergy Management QUICK GUIDEPractical Food Allergy Management QUICK GUIDE

A.C.T to prevent allergic reactions & be prepared to R.E.Act: We are proud to announce another AllergyHome and Kids With Food Allergies Foundation collaboration, The updated Practical Food Allergy Management: Quick Guide. This one page outline highlights basic food allergy management strategies and gives a good starting point for learning more.



Educating and Empowering Your Children about Their Food AllergiesEducating and Empowering Your Children about Their Food Allergies

This 12 minute video is the introduction of a talk given by pediatric allergist, Dr. Michael Pistiner, to school parents. It reviews basic facts about food allergies to educate and empower kids to manage their food allergies.



Food Allergy Drop-off & Babysitting FormFood Allergy Drop-off & Babysitting Form

One page guide downloadable as a pdf file that reviews key food allergy management principles and to inform other caretakers about your child’s specific food allergies. Handy reference for playdates, birthday parties, and other drop-off situations. Created in collaboration with Kids with Food Allergies.



How to Prevent Food Allergy ReactionsHow to Prevent Food Allergy Reactions

This 8 minute slideshow with audio outlines strategies to avoid exposure to food allergens in and out of the school setting. The presentation discusses the importance of label reading and avoiding hidden allergens and cross-contact.



How to Read an Ingredient Label for Food AllergiesHow to Read an Ingredient Label for Food Allergies

Brief slideshow with audio on how to read an ingredient label, and reviews the Food Allergy Labeling Law in the US



How to Prepare for Food Allergy ReactionsHow to Prepare for Food Allergy Reactions

This 6 minute slideshow with audio discusses the importance of being prepared to recognize and treat severe allergic reactions.



Test Your Food Allergy Knowledge: Do You Know Answers to These Common Food Allergy Questions?Test Your Food Allergy Knowledge: Do You Know Answers to These Common Food Allergy Questions?

Nine interactive True/False questions that are designed to increase food allergy awareness while reviewing some skills important for managing food allergies. These questions address some common myths that can sometimes make things seem scarier than they are.



Internet Resources to Help Families Manage Food Allergies in SchoolsInternet Resources to Help Families Manage Food Allergies in Schools

Compilation of online resources that can help families manage food allergies in schools. A comprehensive list from major food allergy organizations that provides practical management tips and information about food allergy guidance documents



Food Allergy Tools for Nannies, Babysitters and Relatives

Food Allergy Drop-off & Babysitting FormFood Allergy Drop-off & Babysitting Form

One page guide downloadable as a pdf file that reviews key food allergy management principles and to inform other caretakers about your child’s specific food allergies. Handy reference for playdates, birthday parties, and other drop-off situations. Created in collaboration with Kids with Food Allergies.



How to Prevent Food Allergy ReactionsHow to Prevent Food Allergy Reactions

This 8 minute slideshow with audio outlines strategies to avoid exposure to food allergens in and out of the school setting. The presentation discusses the importance of label reading and avoiding hidden allergens and cross-contact.



How to Read an Ingredient Label for Food AllergiesHow to Read an Ingredient Label for Food Allergies

Brief slideshow with audio on how to read an ingredient label, and reviews the Food Allergy Labeling Law in the US



How to Prepare for Food Allergy ReactionsHow to Prepare for Food Allergy Reactions

This 6 minute slideshow with audio discusses the importance of being prepared to recognize and treat severe allergic reactions.



Test Your Food Allergy Knowledge: Do You Know Answers to These Common Food Allergy Questions?Test Your Food Allergy Knowledge: Do You Know Answers to These Common Food Allergy Questions?

Nine interactive True/False questions that are designed to increase food allergy awareness while reviewing some skills important for managing food allergies. These questions address some common myths that can sometimes make things seem scarier than they are.



Food Allergy Tools for Parents of Children without Food Allergies

Food Allergy Drop-off & Babysitting FormFood Allergy Drop-off & Babysitting Form

One page guide downloadable as a pdf file that reviews key food allergy management principles and to inform other caretakers about your child’s specific food allergies. Handy reference for playdates, birthday parties, and other drop-off situations. Created in collaboration with Kids with Food Allergies.



Food Allergy Awareness for All ParentsFood Allergy Awareness for All Parents

This 6 minute slideshow with audio is created to increase food allergy awareness in all parents in the school community. It highlights basic facts about food allergies and the constant need for prevention and preparedness. The presentation is designed to help foster an understanding and supportive community.



How to Prevent Food Allergy ReactionsHow to Prevent Food Allergy Reactions

This 8 minute slideshow with audio outlines strategies to avoid exposure to food allergens in and out of the school setting. The presentation discusses the importance of label reading and avoiding hidden allergens and cross-contact.



How to Read an Ingredient Label for Food AllergiesHow to Read an Ingredient Label for Food Allergies

Brief slideshow with audio on how to read an ingredient label, and reviews the Food Allergy Labeling Law in the US



How to Prepare for Food Allergy ReactionsHow to Prepare for Food Allergy Reactions

This 6 minute slideshow with audio discusses the importance of being prepared to recognize and treat severe allergic reactions.



Test Your Food Allergy Knowledge: Do You Know Answers to These Common Food Allergy Questions?Test Your Food Allergy Knowledge: Do You Know Answers to These Common Food Allergy Questions?

Nine interactive True/False questions that are designed to increase food allergy awareness while reviewing some skills important for managing food allergies. These questions address some common myths that can sometimes make things seem scarier than they are.



Empowering Kids

What are Food Allergies? Explaining to Kids What it Means to Live with a Food AllergyWhat are Food Allergies? Explaining to Kids What it Means to Live with a Food Allergy

This 4 ½ minute slide show teaches elementary school age children without food allergies why kids with food allergies need to do things a bit differently. It is designed to increase understanding, encourage children to support their classmates, and discourage bullying. This resource can be used by school nurses and teachers in the classroom as well as a tool to introduce families in the school community to the basic concepts of food allergies.



Test Your Food Allergy Knowledge: Do You Know Answers to These Common Food Allergy Questions?Test Your Food Allergy Knowledge: Do You Know Answers to These Common Food Allergy Questions?

Nine interactive True/False questions that are designed to increase food allergy awareness while reviewing some skills important for managing food allergies. These questions address some common myths that can sometimes make things seem scarier than they are. This may be helpful with teenagers.



Basic Food Allergy Skills for Kids Coloring PageBasic Food Allergy Skills for Kids Coloring Page

This coloring page from Everday Cool with Food Allergies is designed to teach pre-school and early school-aged children basic age-appropriate food allergy management skills such as eating safe foods, handwashing, no sharing, alerting grownups, expressing feelings, etc.


 

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