A resource to help your patients learn important information about food allergy management, ways to educate their children and communities, and other helpful tips and support.
Living Confidently with Food Allergy is a comprehensive and easy to read handbook that guides families managing food allergies. This resource can be downloaded as a free pdf and is the result of a collaborative effort headed and supported by Anaphylaxis Canada. This handbook is appropriate for both US and Canadian families.*Note: This handbook is copyright protected. Although it is completely free to download and print, we request that you do not repost the pdf on the internet.
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?
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 Drop-off & Babysitting Form
Guide to review 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 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