Most group meetings are the 3rd Monday of each month during the school year.
6:00-7:00 pm
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: 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 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:

FAEN will be back for the new school year!

Please check back later this summer for Fall 2017 dates.