At School

 Mennett Lee Resources

Mennett Lee Food Allergy Symptoms Poster

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Anaphylaxis Poster

Mennett Lee Food Allergy Top 3 Non Negotiables

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Non-Negotiables

Food Allergy Label Reading

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Label Reading Poster

Morning School Announcement Elementary Schools

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Morning Announcements: Elementary School

Morning School Announcement Middle School High School

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Morning Announcements: Middle and High School

 

External Resources

For Your Staff

Food Allergy School Staff TrainingFood Allergy School Staff Training Full Length Module

Producer: AllergyHome.org
Length: 30 Minutes
Summary: This 30 minute module is designed to assist the school nurse in staff training and increase food allergy awareness for all school staff including teachers, food service personnel, admins, bus drivers, custodians and others.

A Shot to LiveA Shot to Live

Producer: University of Utah School of Medicine
Length: 30 Minutes
Summary: This presentation-style video will teach you how to recognize the impact of life-threatening allergies, identify common triggers and students at risk, understand anaphylaxis, and administer epinephrine in an emergency.

AllergyReadyAllergy Ready

Producer: AllergyReady.com
Length: Varies
Summary: AllergyReady’s online course is designed to help teachers, administrators and other school personnel prevent and manage potentially life-threatening allergic reactions.

Managing Severe Allergies- Keeping Students SafeManaging Severe Allergies: Keeping Students Safe

Producer: NEA Health Information Network
Length: 7 minutes
Summary: Anaphylaxis can happen at anytime and anywhere, so it’s critical that ALL school employees know about allergic reactions, how to identify them, how to respond in an emergency, and how they can help prevent them.

FARE WebinarManaging Food Allergies in the Early Care Setting

Producer: FARE featuring Gina Mennett Lee, M.Ed.
Length: 52 minutes
Summary: This presentation addresses the roles of both the parents and the providers in creating a successful learning environment for children with food allergies. We discuss research, best practices, and your rights.

The Food Allergy BookThe Food Allergy Book: What School Employees Need to Know

Producer: NEA Health Information Network
Free Download
Summary: This booklet explains what you, the school employee, need to know about food allergies and allergic reactions at school.

Food Allergy Emergency Care PlanFood Allergy & Anaphylaxis Emergency Care Plan

Producer: FARE
Free Download
Summary: This emergency care plan is a step by step guide for how to assess a situation and how to determine what the proper next steps should be.  Also available in Spanish.

Most Common Food AllergensFood Allergies: What you need to know

Producer: FAAN
Free Download
Summary: Here is a high-level, one-page guide for how to handle the millions of people that have food allergies. Also available in Spanish.

Videos on how to use epinephrine auto-injectorsVideos: How to Use Epinephrine Auto-injectors

Epipen
Adrenaclick + Generic Forms

 

FARE Food Allergy ReactionHow a Child Might Describe a Reaction

Producer: FARE
Free Download
Summary: Children have unique ways of describing their experiences and perceptions, and allergic reactions are no exception. Here is a list of the words a child might use to describe a reaction.

Non Food Rewards at SchoolNon-food Rewards for Children with Food Allergies

Producer: KidsWithFoodAllergies.org in collaboration with Gina M. Lee, M.Ed.
Free Download
Summary: Shifting to non-food incentives can help ease anxiety surrounding the serving of food at school. Here is a list of low or no cost rewards that can be used instead of food.

Tips to Safely Celebrate Holidays with Food Allergies
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for tips to safely celebrate Halloween, Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Chanukah!

 

For Your Students

Hayden's Food Allergy VideoHayden’s Food Allergy Video

Producer: Nathan Wrann
Length: 3 minutes
Summary: Hayden is a 7 year old boy in CT. He has food allergies. Having food allergies may be a little different, but that doesn’t mean that he and his friends, classmates and peers can’t have fun.

No Biggie Bunch Poster

A Food Allergy Coloring Page

Producer: No Biggie Bunch
Free Download
Summary: This one-page coloring page is a fun way to show children five important steps for safely managing food allergies.

Be a PAL Food Allergy PosterBe a PAL – Food Allergy Poster
Be a PAL – Presentation Guide

Producer: FARE
Free Download

Food Allergy Fact SheetFood Allergies in the U.S. Poster

Producer: FARE
Free Download
Summary: This one-page fact sheet highlights food allergy statistics in the United States.

 

For Parents of Children Without Allergies

Food Allergies and Your School Community

Producer: AllergyHome.org
Length: 6 minutes
Summary: This short video from AllergyHome.org goes over everything parents needs to know about managing food allergies in a community setting.

Food Allergy Tips for PTA LeadersFood Allergy Tips for PTA Leaders

Producer: AllergyHome.org in collaboration with Gina M. Lee, M.Ed.
Free Download
Summary: PTAs often serve as the glue that binds the school community together. It is important to be aware of children with food allergies, and how to host events that can safely include everyone.