School Tools: Allergy & Asthma Resources for Professionals

The AAAAI’s School Tools library provides resources to keep children with allergic disease safe in school environments. Be sure to check back for the most current resources.

Anaphylaxis Tools
What you should know about anaphylaxis
Lo que usted debe saber sobre la anafilaxia

Anaphylaxis = Killer
Anafilaxia = Mortal

Anaphylaxis Emergency Action Plan
Anafilaxia - Plan de acción para emergencias

Anaphylaxis Wallet Card/Tarjeta monedero de Anafilaxis

Asthma Tools
Introduction to Asthma
Asma —  Introducción

Asthma Action Plan
Asma - plan de acción

Epinephrine for Schools

Food Allergy Tools
What you should know about food allergy
Lo que usted debe saber sobre las alergias alimentarias

Clinical Report: Management of Food Allergy in the School Setting

Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Centers - CDC

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) – “Kids with Food Allergies” is a division of the AAFA. It provides free resources and videos for parents and school staff ensuring safety for the food allergic student while in the academic setting.  

Center for Disease Control – Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education. The CDC’s Food Allergies in Schools Toolkit contains tip sheets, training presentations and podcasts to help school staff implement the Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools.

Consortium of Food Allergy - CoFAR was established to conduct multi-center clinical trials, observational studies, mechanistic studies and basic research towards further understanding of the best possible treatment approaches for food allergies.

Food Allergy Research & Education – Provides food allergy information regarding food allergy basics, diagnosis & testing, along with treating & managing reactions. Also offers multiple educational initiatives including free monthly webinars reaching out to parents, children, educators, health care professionals, among others.

Healthy Children - Healthy Children is sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics and provides an overview of food allergies and asthma.

National Association of School Nurses – The Centers for Disease Control has worked with NASN, the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network and the National School Boards Association to develop comprehensive guidance and resources for food allergy and anaphylaxis management in the school setting.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) – The NIAID is the lead institute at the National Institute of Health for research in food allergy. Offers comprehensive information about understanding and managing food allergies.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital – Food Allergy Management & Education (FAME) program. Provides schools with the components of a school-based food allergy program based on best practice guidelines.

US Food and Drug Administration – Provides consumers with food allergy updates along with information about reducing risks.

Library Articles
Back to School with Allergies and Asthma
De vuelta al colegio con las alergias y el asma

Food Allergies 101: Back-to-School Safety
Las Alergias del alimento 101: De atrás a la escuela Seguridad

Off to College with Allergies and Asthma
A la facultad con alergia y asma

Food allergies, asthma and bullying
Tips to manage asthma in schools
Tips to manage food allergies in schools

Ask the Expert
Banning of peanuts in schools

Guidelines for food allergy in a preschool setting

When to administer epinephrine to a child having a potential anaphylactic episode in school

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