Food Allergies and School

Product by:
Ruth LovettSmith

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On November 12, 2012
Last modified:September 15, 2014


This is a "no nonsense" 32-page guide that covers everything from the legalities of food allergies to social concerns.

Food Allergies and School: A Guide to Keeping Your Child Safe and Included is a straightforward reference that every parent with a school-age food allergic child should consider. The author, Ruth LovettSmith, covers the various programs and laws to be familiar with, action plans, and social concerns. Here is a quick rundown of the chapters included:

  • Chapter 1: Food Allergy Plans
  • Chapter 2: Food Allergy as a Disability
  • Chapter 3: Creating a Plan for School
  • Chapter 4: A Note About Privacy Laws
  • Chapter 5: Your Responsibility, Your Child’s Responsibility, The School’s Responsibility
  • Chapter 6: Common Food Allergy Myths
  • Chapter 7: Common Questions
  • Resources

The guide is just 32 pages, but there isn’t any fluff. Ruth does a great job of getting to the point and putting everything in a very structured format that works great as a reference. At present, this ebook is available via kindle.

Food Allergies and School: A Guide to Keeping Your Child Safe and Included

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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