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05/28/2015
...Grennan Sims is a registered dietitian and the Nutrition Education Coordinator for the Hickman Mills C-1 School District in Kansas City, MO. Grennan has worked in school nutrition for nearly 20 years, developing healthy school meals and teaching children ages 3-18 years about making healthy food choices. She’s also the mother of a child with severe food allergies. “I’m on a mission,” she says, “a mission to protect the lives of the children we...
07/26/2016
...our best to get them ready and armed with education to deal with situations that might arise. When it comes to food allergies, remember to pack additional vital items into your child’s backpack. Make sure to review The ABCs of Back to School with Food Allergies and print out an Allergy Card you create with the Neocate Footsteps app. Do you have a new or favorite back-to-school jitter buster? We’d love to hear about it....
08/13/2015
...‘Tis the season for back to school. While this can be exciting for many students and parents, there can be added anxiety for those dealing with food allergies. Besides the typical hustle and bustle associated with getting school supplies ready, food allergies require some extra preparation to assure a smooth and safe school transition. Assembling a variety of care plan documents, Bringing allergy-related supplies and Communicating with school administration, teachers and other students is...
08/28/2014
...It’s hard to believe that summer is over and the kids are heading back to school. When your child has food allergies, a new school year can be a little more complicated. In today’s post, we’ll share some tips and resources for a smooth transition back to school. First and foremost, it’s essential to educate the new teacher and classroom aides about managing your child’s food allergies in the classroom since this is where...
Back to School With Food Allergies
08/18/2016
...Summer is winding down, and it’s time to start helping your children prepare for their return to class and food allergy. Your school might have sent school supply lists, teacher assignments, and schedule for school nights. Now, it’s time to create your own food allergy checklist. Whether your child is returning to the classroom or attending for the first time, here are some things to help make sure they have a successful, fun,...
03/31/2010
...We’ve talked about epinephrine auto-injectors before on Food Allergy Living, including how to travel with them and what to do in case of an accidental injection of epinephrine. With the new school year upon us, many parents of children with food allergies are faced with the dilemma of where to store their child’s epinephrine auto-injector at school. Should they carry it with them at all times? Should it be stored in the nurse’s office?...
02/28/2012
...Today we want to share some information on a piece of legislation that could affect you, the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act (“The Act”). We’ve shared tips for epinephrine at school and thought that this was a great topic to share since it’s something Neocate families can help to turn into a law. The Act The Act matters to all families that are concerned about anaphylaxis during school. If you have ever witnessed...
08/26/2011
...It’s time for back to school and whether it’s your child’s first day of school or they’re returning to school for another year, introducing a child with food allergies into a new environment can be nerve-racking. This is why it is important to educate and remind your children’s teachers and caregivers about food allergy precautions and safety before school starts. Here are some simple steps you can follow to make sure that the...
   
 
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