What to write to send home to all the students?

Posted on: Fri, 08/10/2001 - 3:16am
momof4's picture
Offline
Joined: 03/26/2001 - 09:00

Help. I have been compiling information for the last year and still don't have enough. My almost 6 yearold PA daughter starts kindergarten next week and I feel overwhelmed. I need to write a letter to send home with the students regarding the peanut allergy and asking the parents to explain to the kids how severe it is and to feel free to contact me if they have any questions. I don't know exactly what to put in the letter. The school will print them out and distribute them. They will also be putting them into English, Spanish and Kreole, as we live in south florida with alot of people not speaking english. If anyone has any other ideas about thing I need to say or do, please email me and let me know. I have ordered several things from the food allergy network and some books from peanut allergy site. I just don't feel I have covered enough. My email is: [email]Allergy2Peanuts@aol.com[/email] Thank you all.

Posted on: Fri, 08/10/2001 - 1:17pm
PeanutTrace's picture
Offline
Joined: 03/14/2001 - 09:00

Try this site. They have several sample letters to chose from. Cursor down to the area called sample school letters.
Good Luck, hope this link works for you!
[url="http://cgi.cadvision.com/~allergy/article.html#school"]http://cgi.cadvision.com/~allergy/article.html#school[/url]

Posted on: Sat, 08/11/2001 - 12:39am
Rhonda RS's picture
Offline
Joined: 02/24/2001 - 09:00

Hi Momof4,
Our preschool director is wonderful, and has lots of great suggestions. I came up with a draft, and she made suggestions. I came up with a second draft, and she corrected a few type-os, and then approved it. Her input was invaluable.
We tried to use a

Peanut Free and Nut Free Community

Click on one of the categories below to see all topics and discussions.

Latest Discussions

Latest Post by Italia38 Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:03am
Comments: 10
Latest Post by Italia38 Wed, 01/15/2020 - 10:52am
Comments: 2
Latest Post by penelope Tue, 01/14/2020 - 1:03pm
Comments: 1
Latest Post by penelope Sun, 12/29/2019 - 6:21pm
Comments: 2
Latest Post by sunshinestate Sun, 12/29/2019 - 6:00pm
Comments: 3
Latest Post by Italia38 Sun, 12/29/2019 - 5:44pm
Comments: 5
Latest Post by justme Tue, 12/17/2019 - 3:41pm
Comments: 4
Latest Post by justme Tue, 12/17/2019 - 2:39pm
Comments: 45

Peanut Free Store

More Articles

If you have a food allergy, you will probably need to make some changes to your diet...

When love is in the air we can get caught up in the moment and throw caution to the wind. However, if you have a...

Do you have a child with peanut allergies and an upcoming birthday? Perhaps you'd like to bake a...

Many doctors treat allergies, including pediatricians and general practice doctors. When allergies are severe, primary care physicians often refer...

If you are looking for a way to support food allergy education and awareness, you may be interested in a documentary created by a young filmmaker...

The most frightening thing about a severe allergic reaction to a new food is that it can happen so fast. If parents are not looking for allergic...

Skin rashes and itching are common allergic reactions to peanut butter. According to the Mayo Clinic, reactions to peanut butter can happen within...

A low oxalate diet may be recommended to prevent kidney stones from forming. Oxalates are chemicals found in plant-based foods. These may collect...

So many wonderful recipes call for peanut butter. These recipes can still be enjoyed by experimenting with peanut butter replacements.

...

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, one out of five people in the U.S. has an allergy. Because there is a...

Hydrogenated vegetable oil sounds healthy because of the word "vegetable" in it. The truth is that it is not very healthy at all because it...

Foods with soy lecithin may need to be avoided if you have a soy allergy. Soy lecithin is present in many different foods. Since it is derived...

At some point in time, most people will suffer from food intolerance or a food allergy. Having an unpleasant reaction to something you have eaten...

The Jaffe Allergy Technique or Jaffe Mellor Technique (JMT) is an alternative approach to addressing symptoms of a variety of health issues, both...

Phenols found in healthy fruits, vegetables and grains could point to food allergies...

Allergies and anxiety are often experienced together, yet there is no scientific evidence that either condition causes the other. The enduring tie...

Tree nuts and peanuts are distinctly different. An allergy to one does not guarantee an allergy to the other. Peanuts are considered legumes and...

What can you eat if you can't eat peanut butter? Fortunately for people with a peanut allergy, there...

A few years ago, a 47-year-old Toronto woman received a lifesaving double-lung transplant. After the transplant, she suffered four anaphylactic...

Whether it's the holiday season, birthdays, or a dinner party, there's always a need for good gift ideas but it gets a bit more challenging when...