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Table Of Contents

The Cardiovascular System
Risk Factors for Anaphylaxis
Foods that cause allergic Reactions
Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy
Fish and Shellfish Allergy
Routes of allergen exposure
INGESTION
SKIN CONTACT
INHALATION
CROSS-CONTAMINATION
MOrE ABOUT FOOD ALLErGIEs
►why are Food allergies Increasing?
►can a Food allergy Be outgrown?
►current Research for the treatment of Food allergies!
supplemental Materials
FooD alleRgIeS: key PoIntS
anaphylaxis Diagnostic criteria
alleRgenS aS HIDDen IngReDIentS In FooDS
Background
SteP one: aVoIDance
1. An Individual Healthcare Plan (IHP)
Individual Healthcare Plans (IHP)
What is an IHP?
Who Develops the IHP?
How Should an IHP be Formatted?
SectIon 504 PlanS
elIgIBIlIty
FooD alleRgen aVoIDance StRategIeS
a School-Wide Peanut/nut Ban
tHe claSSRoom
allergen-Free curriculum
alleRgen-SaFe FooD FoR conSUmPtIon
no Food Sharing Rules
Safe Foods for Snacks and celebrations
when allergens are allowed for consumption
tHe caFeteRIa
epinephrine
Food Handling Practices
allergen-Free table
Students with Food allergies who Buy lunch
USDa guidelines and Requirements
Proper Storage of the Allergen-Free Table
SteP two: eDUcatIon
SteP tHRee—ReSPonSe
epinephrine auto-injector training
State Regulations for epiPen® administration
Recommended guidelines for epiPen® administration
accessibility of epinephrine
the emergency treatment Plan
keyS to enHance eFFectIVe management
maSteR cHecklISt FoR an IHP
WORKSHEET FOR INDIVIDUAL HEALTHCARE PLAN
INDIVIDUAL HEALTHCARE PLAN (IHP) VS. 504 PLAN
Food-Free Birthday Celebrations !!!
Sample School letter
ImPoRtant notIce to all teacHeRS anD StaFF:
Substitute teacher checklist:
need for consistency
the Process for establishing a District Policy
Policy Format
temPlate FoR ScHool DIStRIct FooD alleRgy PolIcy
“allergy” Defined as a Disability
a Free appropriate education (FaPe)
Formal Request and evaluation meeting
liability waivers
Family educational Rights and Privacy act (FeRPa)
Individuals with Disabilities education act (IDea)
americans with Disabilities act of 1990
title II and title III
mediation Program
FoRmal gRIeVance PRoceDUReS
FeDeRal gRIeVance PRoceDUReS
For Section 504 and the aDa, title II
For the aDa, title III
State gRIeVance PRoceDUReS
USDa FeDeRal RegUlatIon 7 cFR 15b
State RegUlatIonS oF meDIcIne aDmInIStRatIon
nursing Practices
State Departments of Public Health
massachusetts Department of Public Health
maine Public law 2003, chapter 531
gooD SamaRItan lawS
new Jersey (P.l. 2007, c.57)
connecticut (Public act 05-104)
new york (allergy and anaphylaxis act of 2007)
new FeDeRal law FoR ScHool FooD alleRgy management
conclusion
Important Points to Remember
ScHoolS, FooD alleRgIeS anD tHe lawS
SectIon 504 vs. IDea
How the child with food allergies might be affected
How the parents might be affected
coPIng StRategIeS
For the Parents
For the Sibling of your Food-allergic child
For the child with Food allergies
For School Personnel
BackgRoUnD
PURPoSe anD goal
metHoD
ReSUltS
GLOssArY
rEFErENCEs
LIsT OF rEsOUrCEs
ABOUT THE AUTHOr
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Food Allergies: A Recipe For Success At School

Food Allergies: A Recipe For Success At School

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Too many children are having allergic reactions and anaphylaxis at school, often as a result of a lack of preparation and understanding. Each reaction is traumatic for the student who experiences it, for those who witness it, and for school staff who treat the child in the throes of this life threatening event.

This important and comprehensive book presents straightforward information and recommendations for managing food allergies at school. Specifically covered are:

? A general overview of food allergies, including treatment and current research.
? A 3-Step Plan for school food allergy management.
? The process involved to develop a school district life threatening allergy policy.
? A thorough explanation of the laws that protect food-allergic students.
? The emotional impact of food allergies, including recommendations to support healthy coping strategies for the child and family.
? Practical tools, such as an Individual Healthcare Plan form, and a template for Recommended Standards for School Food Allergy Management.
? Highlighted excerpts written by parents and professionals offering their insights and experiences with food allergies.

This book is required reading for parents and school personnel who are faced with the challenge of keeping children with food allergies safe at school.
Too many children are having allergic reactions and anaphylaxis at school, often as a result of a lack of preparation and understanding. Each reaction is traumatic for the student who experiences it, for those who witness it, and for school staff who treat the child in the throes of this life threatening event.

This important and comprehensive book presents straightforward information and recommendations for managing food allergies at school. Specifically covered are:

? A general overview of food allergies, including treatment and current research.
? A 3-Step Plan for school food allergy management.
? The process involved to develop a school district life threatening allergy policy.
? A thorough explanation of the laws that protect food-allergic students.
? The emotional impact of food allergies, including recommendations to support healthy coping strategies for the child and family.
? Practical tools, such as an Individual Healthcare Plan form, and a template for Recommended Standards for School Food Allergy Management.
? Highlighted excerpts written by parents and professionals offering their insights and experiences with food allergies.

This book is required reading for parents and school personnel who are faced with the challenge of keeping children with food allergies safe at school.

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