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Allergies: Support

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology has a wealth of resources for people with allergy, children included.  

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America offers educational programs and tools for patients, caregivers, and health professionals. The organization can put you in touch with parent support groups in your region. Its asthma & allergy friendly™ Certification Program independently tests consumer products aimed at reducing allergens, such as air filters, vacuum cleaners, bedding and flooring.    

The American Academy of Pediatricians has a parenting website that provides information on all kinds of allergies.     

Kids with Food Allergies is a national nonprofit food allergy organization that provides education and a support community for families and caregivers.  

The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network is a network of families, physicians, families, school nurses and nutritionists that work to build public awareness of food allergy. Provides food allergy information and sends e-mail alerts about mislabeled foods.   

Medic Alert bracelets allow doctors to access your child’s allergy history quickly in an emergency.