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Make school a “safe zone” for children with asthma and allergies

In the August issue of Montana Parent magazine, I review the importance of communication between parents of a child with food allergy and/or asthma with school personnel to make the transition easier for all involved.  Returning to school should be a time of anticipation and not anxiety.

In this brief article, I outline helpful steps to take BEFORE school starts that may decrease the chance of an accidental food allergy exposure leading to a severe reaction.  I also  provide a checklist of important items to complete for children with asthma to assist in early recognition and treatment of an asthma attack at school.

A smooth transition into school can be accomplished by developing a coordinated, pro-active plan.  To read the article, go to:

Prevention is the best approach.  Be prepared!

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