What is a Food Allergy? Kids Awareness Module

Students pick up on the messages of their teachers, parents, and others in the school community. Bullying may arise when there are misperceptions and negative attitudes about food allergies. Replacing these with education can create an environment of support and understanding. Educating staff and parents can change the attitudes of children. Direct education to students may be very effective. Children also can play an important role in teaching each other, their parents, and play a critical role in establishing a supportive community.
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Teaching Children: A Step Towards Creating a Community of Support
This 4 1/2 minute awareness module is designed for elementary age children without food allergies with the purpose of increasing empathy and support and discouraging bullying. If included as part of the curriculum and lessons then children with food allergies may not feel singled out. Flash Required to View Module


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.

Staff Training: Food Allergies in School – What School Staff Need to KnowStaff Training: Food Allergies in School – What School Staff Need to Know

This 30 minute module is designed to assist the school nurse in staff training and increase food allergy awareness. It is based on state and national guidance documents and reviewed by leaders in the field. An aware and understanding staff can help create a community of support.



Food Allergy Awareness for All ParentsFood Allergy Awareness for All Parents

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

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.

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