School Resources

Back-to-School Homework for Food Allergy Parents

For some parents, sending a child with life-threatening food allergies off to school can feel like an overwhelming task, especially if the child is entering a new school or attending for the first time. FARE has many resources on our website’s “Managing Food Allergies at School” section, but there are a few key tasks for… Continue reading Back-to-School Homework for Food Allergy Parents

School Resources

A School Nurse’s Perspective on How to Keep your Child With Food Allergy Safe at School

by Cathy Owens, RN, M.Ed, NCSN, ERSN All schools have a duty to provide a safe environment for children and to act appropriately in an emergency.  We know that nearly six million children have a food allergy-which equates to approximately two per classroom! Additionally, according to the CDC, food allergies have dramatically increased since 1997… Continue reading A School Nurse’s Perspective on How to Keep your Child With Food Allergy Safe at School