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Webinars & Training August 20, 2014

What Every Parent Must Know About Managing Food Allergies at School

FARE Webinar for Schools: K-12

Speaker: Gina Clowes

Gina Clowes, FARE's Director of Education, will share the must-know facts for establishing a safe and inclusive school environment.

  • What are "accommodations" and how does a parent know what to ask for?
  • What is a Section 504 plan (or other accommodation plan) and does every child at risk for anaphylaxis need one?
  • What are the critical components of an accommodation plan?
  • Why a Food Allergy Action plan is not enough to ensure inclusion.
  • What are the federal laws that protect children with food allergies?
  • The CDC's "Recommended Practices" for safety and inclusion.

About the Presenter

Gina Clowes is the National Director of Training and Outreach for FARE, and former Program Director for a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She is the founder of Allergy Moms support community serving thousands of families and professional members worldwide. A well-known speaker and trainer, her advice has appeared in numerous print, radio, and television features including CNN, People magazine and ABC World News. She writes a regular column, The Parenting Coach, for Allergic Living Magazine and is the author of the best-selling children’s book One of the Gang: Nurturing the Souls of Children with Food Allergies.

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