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Back to School With Food Allergies Checklist

Getting ready for school can be overwhelming. FARE has compiled a list of who to talk to, what documents you need and how to best prepare you and your child with food allergies for a confident return to school this year.

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Back-to-School Events

In the first three webinars of a new, free six-part series on food allergy patient rights, Laurel Francoeur and Mary Vargas, two attorneys with unique expertise in food allergy, discuss how the law protects people with food allergies from discrimination in school settings, from grades K-12, to colleges and universities, to early childhood education.

Food Allergies K-12: Your Rights and Responsibilities

July 21, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Laurel Francoeur, Owner/Managing Partner, Francoeur Law Office

College-Bound With Food Allergies

August 16, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Mary Vargas, Partner at Stein & Vargas, LLP

Food Allergies Early Childhood: Your Rights and Responsibilities

September 14, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Laurel Francoeur, Owner/Managing Partner, Francoeur Law Office

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COVID-19-Related Resources

While life is getting back to normal for many, kids under 12 are still not eligible for the vaccine so schools may still have guidelines and safety procedures in place.  

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Early Childhood With Food Allergies

Navigate the unique challenge of younger children with food allergies. 

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Children Attending K-12 This Fall

Help your child and the 5.6 million others living with food allergies attend school safely every day.

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Preparing for College

Find tips for researching colleges and universities and selecting the right school for you.

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Educate Those Around You

Helping teachers and the surrounding community better understand food allergies is crucial to keeping students safe and included at school. These resources are for anyone that interacts with kids of any age.

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Apply Now for a 2021 Back-to-School Community Impact Award
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FARECheck Instructor Training (FIT)

FIT is designed for food service individuals working in educational settings from pre-K through college. Those who successfully complete FIT will become FARE-recognized instructors eligible to deliver FARE-developed training to their food service staff.

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