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Going to Preschool Or Daycare with Food Allergies
08/19/2009
...a written plan to meet your child’s needs, and he/she can participate and be safe at school. This allergy plan is called a 504 plan in the USA. The school may ask you to provide medical information or other documents from your child’s healthcare team. A 504 plan (or accommodation plan) is a written plan that describes exactly how the school will ensure your child’s needs are met and allow your child to participate safely...
03/31/2010
...help you address where your child’s epineprhine or other medications are stored at school is a 504 plan. A 504 plan refers to Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which ensures that children with special needs get a level playing field from government services like public school. Depending on the details of your child’s food allergy, he or she may qualify for a 504 plan for the school to follow. The plan will...
Back to School With Food Allergies
08/18/2016
...members/teachers familiar with food allergies? Do teachers know what an allergic reaction may look like? Is the nurse familiar with how to use an epinephrine auto-injector? (Bonus: EpiPens at School Tips & How many EpiPens should your child have on hand?) Are you up to date and current with your child’s medical and emergency contact information? Have you written an emergency plan for the staff in the event there is an accidental exposure? With your...
02/25/2010
...need to ensure that the other adults who spend time with your child are trained and able to assist in any situation if you’re not around. Don’t worry, this isn’t as difficult as it sounds! I suggest sitting down with your child’s teacher in the beginning of the school year to set up a 504 plan. This will ensure he or she receives proper care and attention when you aren’t there and that all adults...
01/02/2012
...are helping families prepare for these situations by ensuring that: Each child has an epinephrine device The family and child (if age appropriate) know how and when to use the device The family can train others on how to use device The student has an emergency plan (such as a 504 plan) for the facility in case of a reaction Reactions in schools Reactions in schools are actually rare. However, it is important to know...
12/07/2010
...sometimes be difficult for younger children, so another option is to have them wear allergy awareness bracelets or clothing. Set a Plan in Place Before the school year starts, sit down with your child’s teachers to explain their allergies and what to do in case of accidental exposure. Because food allergies are a disability, they are covered by the Americans with Disability Act and you can make use of a Section 504 plan. Another topic...
08/13/2015
...safe and addressing emergencies should one occur. The three most common plans used for food allergic children are known as Emergency Care Plans (ECP), Individualized Healthcare Plans (IHCP) and 504 Plans. The following are good sources for becoming educated on these and offering sample templates as well. Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) offers both video and print resources related to care plan topics. This resource addresses four sample plans: protocol and procedure for allergy management...
08/26/2011
...transition is a safe one for your child: Schedule a back-to-school checkup with your pediatrician or allergist to make sure that your current treatment plan is still effective. Tips on how to ask the right questions to your doctor. Document your child’s allergies and treatment plan in school or daycare paperwork. Provide teachers and caregivers with brochures and information on your child’s allergy to prevent accidents. Create a one page “Cheat Sheet” with information about...
   
 
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