Best resources about food allergies
Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) (previously FAAN and FAI, now merged)
Kids with Food Allergies
Nationwide online support group; some access is free, but if you pay for yearly membership ($25) you have access to all the discussions on their forums as well as their extensive allergy recipe database.
Allergic Reaction Toolkit
Great resource for the newly diagnosed
All manner of wonderful resources for those with allergies
Web Resources on Bullying
www.kidsareworthit.com: Barbara Coloroso’s site offers downloadable handouts for parents.
www.education.com/topic/school-bullying-teasing: A range of articles provide multiple perspectives on bullying.
www.prevnet.ca: This research site includes info sheets and perspectives on both victims and perpetrators.
www.whyriskit.ca: A youth-focused site from Anaphylaxis Canada, including true stories of bullying incidents from allergic teens.
www.allergicliving.com: Click on the “Schools” tab on the homepage.
Sites with information on handling anxiety
Anxiety Treatment Center of Greenwich good website about anxiety from local therapist
online article from ChildMind.org about helping manage your child’s anxiety