Resources
(Click on the green links)
Sample Letters
1. From Allergist for a monitor at school
2. To Food Services
3. From your child's Athletic Instructor
4. From Teacher to the Classroom Parents
5. From School Nurse to the Classroom Parents
6. Permission letter to inform school staff/faculty of your child's allergies (Hippa Law)
7. School Meeting Agenda
8. Procedures Inside The Classroom


504 Plans:
* Section 504 is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability in education and endures a safe and appropriate public education.  If schools do not comply, call 1-800-368-1019 or email ocrmail@hhs.gov or visit www.hhs.gov/ocr to file a complaint online.  To learn more visit www.504idea.org
* Source: Food Allergies for Dummies by Robert Wood, MD.

Latest News regarding Epinephrine in NY Schools:
1. Click on Use of Epinephrine Auto-Injector Devices in the School Setting to read the 2002 directive from NYS State Dept. of Education.
2. Click on The latest regulations related to epinephrine in NY city public schools.
3. NYSSHSC, a state-funded organization, created a document called "Food Allergy Module".

Action Plan for Anaphylaxis
Create one for your child.  Click on: www.allergy.org.au.
(Source: ASCIA is a registered trademark of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology & Allergy.

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) at  www.foodallergy.org offers several food allergy programs.  Nominate your child's school (by clicking on the bus) for a Free Food Allergy Program.  Also sign up for Free Special Allergy Alerts.  FAAN will email you directly with recalls from food companies when they mislabel their products for undeclared food allergens.  They also offer "Be a Pal" Program in May for schools.  

The Food Allergy Initiative (FAI) is a non-profit organization that raises funds toward the effective treatment and cure for food allergies.

The Food Allergy Project, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, building a coalition of concerned parents, researchers, educators and experts.

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America
To learn more about asthma and allergies, visit www.aafa.org

Medical Bracelets
It is very important that your child wears a medical bracelet (especially if your child is in daycare/school), Visit www.medicalert.org, www.americanmedical-id.com or www.petitebaublesboutique.com. 

Go to allergykids.com to see Robin O'Brien's story on CNN, and shop for products that will help keep your child safe in school.  Special offer to PAK members only - 10% off.  Code: PAK. 

Allergicchild.com, by Nicole Smith, has books & classroom posters available for the food allergic child.

Recipes:
PAK's Cookbook
www.foodyoucaneat.com

Peanut Allergies:
www.peanutallergy.com

Health & Environmental Category:
www.epipen.com
www.checnet.org
www.pollen.com
www.checli.homestead.com

Celiac: 

http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/celiac/
http://www.celiac.org/
http://www.celiac.com/index.html


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