Resources for Child Care Facilities
FARE has a variety of resources for use by child care facilities and daycare centers, including:
- Safe@School: FARE's Safe@School program provides resources for administrators to conduct in-service training about food allergies and anaphylaxis. Making a presentation about food allergies in child care facilities will be simplified with the use of this CD, which also provides talking points for presenters. To purchase this program, please call FARE at 800-929-4040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Download and share this flyer describing FARE’s Safe@School program designed to provide educators with the facts and practical techniques they need to successfully manage food allergies in the school setting.
- How to C.A.R.E.™ for Students with Food Allergies: What Educators Should Know: This free online interactive course teaches educators how to prepare for food allergy and anaphylaxis. It is specifically designed for school personnel – administrators, nurses, teachers, and other staff – in the United States.
- Binky Goes Nuts: Understanding Peanut Allergies: The popular animated PBS children’s series Arthur explores food allergies in an episode titled "Binky Goes Nuts." The DVD and educational activity unit can be used by teachers and parents to teach kids about food allergy, and teach them how to help make their schools a safer place.
Additional resources that child care facilities may find useful include: