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Checklist for Teachers
« on: September 14, 2011, 12:44:57 PM »
hk  Posted: 08.26.2009 at 07:51:50     

My friend just sent me this and I thought it was great.

Teacherís Checklist
for Managing Food Allergies
 Be familiar with your schoolís emergency procedures. Know how to recognize
the symptoms of an allergic reaction and what to do if a reaction occurs.
 Be sure to notify substitute teachers and aides about studentsí food allergies.
 Avoid using food in your lesson plans, such as math lessons and art projects.
 Donít use food as an incentive or reward.
 Minimize the use of food in class parties or celebrations.
 Develop a plan for communicating with parents about issues that might affect
their childís food allergies.
 Consider food allergies when planning for field trips, and be sure to include the
school nurse and parents early in the planning process.
 Check the ingredient labels on pet food, if your classroom has a pet. 
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