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* 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 email@example.com 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.
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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.
Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America
To learn more about asthma and allergies, visit www.aafa.org.
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.
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