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Anaphylaxis: Sources of Available Information
Health Issue Category
Date of Issue
Revision Date
February, 2006
Related Policies, Administrative Procedures and Forms:

Educational material is available from several associations:

Limestone District School Board

Limestone District School Board Administrative Procedures Manual
"Anaphylaxis at a Glance"
“Anaphylaxis - The Bigger Picture, You have an Anaphylactic Child in Your School or Classroom.”
Health Issues Handbook Revised January 2011.

Anaphlyaxis in Schools & Other Settings

This resource kit was distributed to all schools in Ontario by the Ministry of Education in February 2006. It contains a handbook, Anaphylaxis in Schools & Other Settings, posters and training pens. The handbook provides educators with the Consensus Statement from the Canadian Society of allery and Clinical Immunology. Concise information about Awareness (Understanding Anaphylaxis), Avoidance (Avoidance Stategies), and Action (General Recommendations, Training and Communication) are of importance to school administrators as are the Appendices.

Anaphylaxis Canada (866) 785-5660

Anaphylaxis Canada provides information specifically on anaphylaxis. They provide a newsletter with membership, support research and offer various products, videos, books, allergy awareness posters for schools, allergy information cards, etc.

The Allergy/Asthma Information Association.    Ontario (888) 250-2298    Canada (800) 611 7011

AAIA provides information on allergies, asthma and anaphylaxis. Trained community volunteers, a help-line and many useful tools and products (quarterly newsletter with membership, videos and books) are available. Anaphylaxisis and Asthma Reference Kits are available for training purposes ( 32 pages of information, 18 pages of overheads, an EpiPen trainer and poster)

The Food Allergy Network in Fairfax, Virginia. (800) 929-4040

FAN provides newsletters and various products.

KFL&A Public Health, Kingston, Ontario (613) 549-1232 ext. 102

Offers anaphylaxis and Anaphylaxis and EpiPen® training for teachers as well as resources (e.g. videos) for students.

The Lung Association in Kingston, Ontario (613) 545-3462

Canadian Medic-Alert Foundation (416) 696-0267 or (800) 668-1507

Ontario Physical and Health Education Research  

An excellent article called "How Sabrina's Law applied to Outdoor Education and Field Trips OE & FT is attached (page 257)

       Allergic Living Magazine

(888) 771-7747
-insert pamphlet "Food Allergy"

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