Program meets generally the 3rd Monday* of each month during the school year.
Groups offered by the Food Allergy Education Network (FAEN).
Pre-registration is required by contacting Erin Spaulding, MS, CCLS, Child Life Specialist and FAEN Vice President:
email@example.com or (203) 641-1349.
Parents and Caregivers of Children with Food Allergies
Facilitator: Erin Spaulding, MS, CCLS
Join other parents and caregivers of children with food allergies in a supportive environment to discuss issues and challenges commonly faced. Gain strategies for food allergy management, learn about food allergy friendly events, hear guest speakers, become educated about advocacy efforts within local schools and more. Pre-registration is required by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or (203) 641-1349.
Food Allergy Friends
Facilitator: Jamie Perillo, LPC, RYT
Food Allergy Friends is a support group for children ages 5-10 living with food allergies. Children will interact in a fun, supportive environment with other children who have similar allergies and challenges. In addition, they will learn strategies for food allergy management and the handling of difficult situations (e.g. teasing/bullying), gain valuable skills in coping with food allergies, and build confidence as individuals living with food allergies.
*2017-2018 Meeting Dates:
Mondays, 6:00-7:00, usually the 3rd Monday of the month.
February 12 (second Monday of month)
April 9 (second Monday of month)
May 14 (second Monday of month)
For more information, visit the FAEN website.