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ALLERGY & ASTHMA EDUCATION/PREVENTION

American Academy of Allergy and Immunology – The AAAAI serves as an advocate to the public by providing educational information through its Web site, the toll-free physician referral and information line at (800) 822-2762.

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology – The ACAAI is a professional association of 4,000 allergists/immunologists.

Allergy & Asthma Foundation of America – The AAFA provides practical information, community based services, support and referrals through a national network of chapters and educational support groups.

Allergy Action Plan – The Allergy Action Plan will help you recognize your seasonal allergy symptoms so you can safely prevent and treat your allergies.

National Asthma Education and Prevention Program – The ultimate goal of the NAEPP is to enhance the quality of life for patients with asthma and decrease asthma related morbidity and mortality.

National Jewish Medical and Research Center – Ranked the #1 Respiratory Hospital in America for six consecutive years by U.S. World News and Report.

PEDIATRIC ALLERGY INFORMATION

American Academy of Allergy and Immunology: Just for Kids – Supplies activities, materials, puzzles and games to teach kids how to live with allergies and asthma.

American Lung Association – Kids Programs – View this informative site for programs, camps and events for allergy and asthma sufferers.

Asthma Busters – Be sure to visit the premiere online club for kids with asthma!

Asthma Scholarship Information – The Associates to the American Academy of Allergy present at least 18 Award of Excellence Asthma Scholarships to graduating high school seniors with asthma.

Food Allergy News for Kids and Teens – This site is designed for kids and teens who want to take a more active role in understanding and managing their food allergies.

Mothers of Asthmatics – Join this growing national network of families and individuals who are searching for ways to overcome - not just cope with - allergies and asthma!

Office of Civil Rights, United States Office of Education – Provides information on the rights of children with asthma and other health conditions/disabilities in public schools.

FOOD ALLERGIES

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network – This group’s mission is to raise public awareness, to provide advocacy and education, and to advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis. It also provides a program for school nurses to understand food allergy symptoms in students.

Vermont Nut Free Chocolate – Founded by the mother of a child with peanut allergies, Vermont Nut Free Chocolate Company provides an entire selection of chocolates and desserts that are completely safe for people allergic to nuts.