This is a trusted resource for current research and best practice as it relates to young children. The AAP has a food allergy emergency action plan template that can be printed and completed by a doctor for a child with a food allergy.
Source: Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE)
This website includes lots of information and resources for EC Providers and Parents. You will find FAQs, a 10 minute Anaphylaxis Training and a Preschool Page for those who live and work with a child who has food allergies. Go here to find: helpful tips, emergency action plan templates (english and spanish), education videos for EC professionals and parents, upcoming webinars and advocacy opportunities for everyone who want to be more involved with food allergy education initiatives.
Source: Mothers of Children Having Allergies (MOCHA)
MOCHA is a group of parents sharing information and supporting each other. MOCHA started in Chicago yet members are from around the United States. They have a free newsletter and provide resources and advocacy opportunities.
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