Content tagged with: food allergies

Managing Severe Allergies

Keeping students safe is always a top priority, and for students with severe allergies, that requires all of us to be educated, up-to-date and prepared. All school employees, including teachers and education support professionals (ESPs), need to know about allergic reactions, how to identify them, how to respond in an emergency, and how they can… Read more »

Food Allergy Book: What School Employees Need to Know – Spanish

Schools and Food Allergies At any time, school staff may need to respond to a food allergy emergency—whether in the classroom or cafeteria, or on the playground, athletic field, or school bus. That’s why it’s important for educators to know about food allergies and understand their role in helping to prevent and respond to allergic… Read more »

Food Allergy Book: What School Employees Need to Know – English

Schools and Food Allergies At any time, school staff may need to respond to a food allergy emergency—whether in the classroom or cafeteria, or on the playground, athletic field, or school bus. That’s why it’s important for educators to know about food allergies and understand their role in helping to prevent and respond to allergic… Read more »

Food Allergies

Approximately six million children in the U.S. have one or more food allergies, and among children with food allergies, 16 to 18 percent have experienced a reaction at school. At any time, school staff may need to respond to a food allergy emergency — whether in the classroom or cafeteria, or on the playground, athletic… Read more »