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Hi! My name is Jennifer and I am going to Kindergarten in September. Are there any hints for staying safe at school? My Mom is going to meet with the teacher in a couple of weeks. Is there...
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Thanks everyone again for all your wonderful comments. I'm still going back and forth whether to homeschool my 4 1/2yr old or find another pre-school that will accomodate. Maybe from a previous post...
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I'm new to this site and love it already. We are awaiting results of my 4 year old's CAP RAST, but she is allergic because when she was 2, she got hives from head to toe after eating pb sandwich....
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As most of you have gathered from my previous posts, I have never had good luck with Evan's daycare taking his allergy seriously. Recently, Evan was moved from the 3/4s room into the pre-K class. I...
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Hi All, I was reading about having a form 504 and IEP filled out on our little ones when they are off to school and making sure that the Schools recognise this condition as a disability and thus...
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I am sitting here reading these posts with a pain in my heart,and also joy that children today will not go through what I did over 20 years ago. I have suffered from anaphylactic reactions to peanuts...
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I JUST FINISHED 7TH GRADE. TOWARDS THE END OF THE YEAR WE HAD A PARTY IN ONE OF MY MUSIC CLASSES. WE HAD FOOD. I ASKED THE MUSIC TEACHER IF A YUMMY LOOKING TRAIL MIX HAD PEANUTS IN IT. SHE SAID IT...
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I have been trying to find out if there is a NY sate law regarding the locking up of epi pens. I have read on other threads that members have their epi pens with them at all times. If it IS a law,...
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Would be interested to hear from other parents in UK about their school policy regarding nut allergies. My daughter's school insists on keeping her asthma medication in a filing cabinet in school...
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My eldest son starts school in September and last week he had his "Meet the Teacher" morning. I just wanted to tell everyone how great the school has been. Admittedly we did not get off to a good...
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I am currently working with staff at our local elementary school to prepare a Section 504 plan for my daughter, who will be entering kindergarten in September. Rather than feeling smug about having...
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Some good news regarding public school. (can you believe it?) One of the ladies, Nora, from our local support group has a brand new principal this year. She has been trying very patiently but...
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My son Nate has just finished 2nd grade in a small elementry school in Arkansas(public) it has been one battle after another since he started kinder. This year they decided to start a sack lunch...
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Has anyone gone to school with an emergency plan? When I have my school meeting I want to bring a plan that they should follow if there is an accidental exposure. I thought Laura P posted one, but I...
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While out walking last night a friend told me that her peanut allergic daughter in grade 3 had a bad day at school. She said that some of the older kids were saying "We can eat chocolate and you can...
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The recent issue of the allergy & asthma network/mothers of asthmatics newsletter, april 1999, talks about asthma & allergy awareness month(may). The estimate is that 5 million children in...
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Thanks to everyone who responded to my post. What a great support group! Last week I wrote: "My son who's 4 1/2 has been going to a private preschool since he was 2 1/2. The one he's at now he has...
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At the Chicago FAN conference today I was able to view FAN'S "The School Food Allergy Program" manual. We fortunately don't need it in the district we are in, but this looks like the manual to have...
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My son who's 4 1/2 has been going to a private preschool since he was 2 1/2. The one he's at now he has been since Dec. As mentioned from a previous post, he dipped his hand in birdseed and/or the...
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Thanks for all the great information and suggestions! Recently, we sent a letter to the school principal to let her know that we will not tolerate the current situation with the Epipens. We got our...

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