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by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Publications Manager Valentine’s Day can be a concerning holiday when it comes to food allergies. Classroom parties and receiving candy is often the norm at school. You don’t want your child to feel left out, but , Food-allergy, Anaphylaxis, Allergy-awareness, Holiday, Valentines-day, Recipes, Food, Food-allergy-blog, Blog, Support, Awareness, Advocacy, Allergy, Support-group, Summer, Medications, School, Label, Readlabels, Diningout, Education
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by Lisa Musician, RD How can parents best partner with a school to insure their child’s food allergies are managed safely and successfully? For anyone sending a child off to school, it can be exciting, worrisome and challenging, especially when your , Food-allergy, Anaphylaxis, Allergy-awareness, Blog, Food-allergy-blog, Support, Awareness, Allergy, Epinephrine, Medications, School, School-resources, Anaphylaxis-action-plan, Action-plan, Elementary, Secondary, Know-the-faacts, School-nurse, Medic-alert, Medical-id, Medical-alert-id, Civil-rights, Food-allergies, Allergies
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by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Publications Manager The holidays are made for celebrating, and this usually includes lots of food and fun! Here are some of FAACT’s reminders and tips, as you prepare for the holiday season. Read EVERY Label EVERY , Food-allergy-blog, Food, Recipes, Holiday, Allergy-awareness, Anaphylaxis, Food-allergy, Education, Allergy-freerecipes, Awareness, Advocacy, Allergy, Vacation, Epinephrine, Medications, Restaurant, Dining-out, Safety-tips, Holiday-tips, Christmas, Family, Hanukkah, Food-allergies, Traditions, Tips
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by Stacey Stratton, FAACT's Publications Manager The holidays are approaching, and can bring your family party invites and travel plans. Here are some food allergy safety reminders to help you have a safe and enjoyable holiday season. Remind your child , Food-allergy-blog, Blog, Support, Food-allergy, Anaphylaxis, Allergy-awareness, Education, Holiday, Recipes, Food, Epinephrine, Medications, Vacation, Anaphylaxis-action-plan, Dining-out, Traveling, Know-the-faacts, Holidays, Safety-tips, Holiday-tips, Giving, Traditions, Christmas, Hanukkah, Allergies, Tips, Medic-alert
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by Shahla Rashid When my daughter, now five, was diagnosed with life threatening food allergies at the age of 2, one of the foods we missed dearly was hummus. She is contact allergic to tahini. Like many parents of children living with food allergies, I was , Food-allergy-blog, Blog, Allergy-awareness, Holiday, Recipes, Food, Support
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FAACT attended the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology in Boston – one of the nation’s leading associations for medical care professionals working on allergies and asthma. “It was a great opportunity to , Food-allergy, Allergy-awareness, Anaphylaxis, Education, Food-allergy-blog, Blog, Advocacy, Awareness, Epinephrine, Medications, Allergy, Know-the-faacts, Allergies, Food-allergies, Acaai
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by Cindy Gordon, FAACT’s Communication Manager Halloween can easily become a daunting holiday to celebrate for food allergy families. But you can change this! With a little education and prep work your children with food allergies can enjoy a safe and , Food-allergy-blog, Blog, Food-allergy, Anaphylaxis, Allergy-awareness, Education, Epinephrine, Allergy, Tips, Know-the-faacts, Awareness, Food-allergies, Halloween
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by Cindy Gordon, FAACT’s Communication Manager Did you know that FAACT has a HUGE, FREE printable resource section on their website? And, ALL of the resources and programs are FREE and downloadable for print! Wondering what you can find in this , Education, Food-allergy, Anaphylaxis, Allergy-awareness, Food-allergy-blog, Blog, Support, Awareness, Advocacy, Allergy, Support-group, Patient, School, Elementary, Secondary, School-resources, Back-to-school, Parent, Nurses, Know-the-faacts, Food-allergies, Allergies, Civil-rights, Family, School-nurse
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by Tiffany deSilva, MSW, LSW When you were a teenager, did your mother ever ask you the age-old question, “If all of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you jump, too?” If adolescents answered this question truthfully, their answer would be, , Food-allergy, Anaphylaxis, Allergy-awareness, Education, Food-allergy-blog, Blog, Support, Research, Awareness, Teens, Advocacy, Patient, Allergy, Epinephrine, Medications, Anaphylaxis-action-plan, Action-plan, Adolescents, Board-certified-allergist, Food-allergies, Civil-rights, Self-care, Readlabels, Medication, Medic-alert, Medical-id, Medical-alert-id, Know-the-faacts, Back-to-school, Risk, Risk-taking, Behavior
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Texas was hit very hard by Hurricane Harvey and the rain is still coming. San Antonio didn’t get much compared to other locations. Many of the people who have been evacuated from the coast are already in San Antonio. We are expecting 10,000 more , Food-allergy, Anaphylaxis, Allergy-awareness, Harvey, Hurricane, Shelter, Food, Bank, Food-bank, Relief, Effort
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