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08/13/2015
...here are two more resources related to heading back to school with food allergies worth considering: FARE is a great go-to organization for multiple helpful resources. Need an allergist? Newly diagnosed with food allergies? Need materials in Spanish? The information here is downloadable and can be distributed as well. Check here for assistance on what to do on field trips, extracurricular activities and transportation issues too KFA offers a guide containing a list of food...
04/21/2016
...4 According HHS.gov: “ASD is a developmental disability characterized, in varying degrees, by persistent difficulties in social communication and restrictive and repetitive behaviors, interests, or activities. We know that early screening and intervention at younger ages helps children get the most effective treatments earlier in life. Yet the CDC found that most children with autism are diagnosed after age 4, even though autism can be diagnosed as early as age 2.” The following is a...
06/21/2017
Recycling Neocate cans, as we’ve mentioned before, is part of reducing our impact on the Earth. That’s why we encourage everyone to reuse or recycle their Neocate cans. The best part about recycling is that it can be a family activity, and there are plenty of ways to get your kids excited about it all. Recycling Neocate Cans Did you know that all empty Neocate product cans are recyclable, as well as the...
12/09/2010
...Hosting or attending a Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful for all of us but if your little one has food allergies, this day can be especially stressful. We’ve compiled a list of helpful resources to help you ensure a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving feast. Guides: Kids with Food Allergies Guide to Thanksgiving. A great guide for celebrating Thanksgiving at school, home or away from home. This guide provides allergy-friendly activities & crafts, recipe ideas...
12/19/2007
...Often, Thanksgiving and holidays can be tough for families that have a child with food allergies. Even though the holidays often revolve around food, you can still make them enjoyable for your allergy prone little one. You just have to prepare! But how do you make Thanksgiving fun for the entire family when you have a child with a food allergy? First, let’s talk about the school activities: If your child’s school is...
03/18/2010
Summer camp is an invaluable childhood experience full of fun, learning and personal growth. However, for parents with children who have severe food allergies, sending your child away to camp can be very scary. How can you be sure there are safe food options? And what if there is an allergic reaction? Will the camp know what to do? These fears are legitimate but it doesn’t mean your child has to miss out...
01/24/2013
...next visit to the doctor with some helpful questions. With these symptoms, what is a likely diagnosis? Start by keeping a diary of your child’s symptoms. This can be very helpful, especially if the diary covers at least several days. Rather than trying to recall your child’s symptoms from memory, keep notes of the symptoms you observe, the time of day and other activities such as your little one’s feeding times. In fact, our Neocate...
09/17/2013
...your child’s food allergy action plan. Make sure all staff your child sees during the school day and during after-school activities have a copy of the plan. Pack a lunch for your child. If your child does plan to order “hot lunch” go over the school lunch menu with your child to identify foods to avoid, and if possible food substitutions. “Allergy Allies”- Encourage your child to talk openly with friends and classmates about their...
   
 
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