My name is Cris and I am a mom of 2 boys, 8 and 2.
My oldest has a severe allergy to peanuts. Thankfully, he outgrew the nut portion of his allergy and does not seem to react to other allergens. He is my 'difficult child' having ADHD and ODD with a possibility of aspergers. He also has eczema and asthma.
He was diagnosed with a peanut allergy at 2, but had signs of one since he was a year old. We are currently waiting to get my youngest into the allergist as a preventative as he also has eczema. I would rather just know than have to deal with a small child going into anaphalaxis.
Thankfully, I am a supercontrolingfreak of a parent and my oldest has not had a serious reaction needing his epipen.
I am however fighting with his school and school board regarding his personal safety plan at the school. Last school year, the school lost his inhailers and aerochamber they also lost all 6 of his at school epi pens. (2 in office, 2 in classroom, 2 on him) They also do not seem too concerned about food safety in the class room. I am terrified that I am going to get 'that' phone call...
Has any one else had this issue?
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