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Do You Know How to Navigate through FAACT’s Education Resource Center?

by Cindy Gordon, FAACT’s Communication Manager

Did you know that FAACT has a HUGE, FREE printable resource section on their website? And, ALL of the resources and programs are FREE and downloadable for print! Wondering what you can find in this comprehensive area? Let’s take a peak!

To start, you can find FAACT’s Food Allergy Curricula Program for Schools. This program focuses on grades K-3, 4-8 and 9-12. The program provides teacher-designed PowerPoint presentation, lesson plans and activities. FAACT has created a FREE curriculum that can be used to teach students about common food allergens AND safety protocols. You can download these programs FREE for your school!

FAACTs for Schools is another great, comprehensive educational program to raise awareness of food allergies in schools. This free program fulfills our mission to educate, advocate, and raise awareness for all individuals and families affected by food allergies and life-threatening anaphylaxis. FAACTs for Schools brings a complete educational program directly to school. Our educational presentation, Get the FAACTs About Food Allergies contains an overview of food allergies including current best practices based on the Center for Disease Control’s “Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools.” With a pretest, post-evaluation, complete talking points, this presentation can be used by parents or educators to educate school personnel nationwide.

FAACT has some amazing, FREE food allergy-related posters that you can download and print! Here are a few of the most popular resources available:

  • Anaphylaxis: Signs and Symptoms Poster
  • 10 FAACTS to Know about Food Allergies
  • Anaphylaxis FAACTs
  • Bullying – What is Food Allergy Bullying
  • Bullying – Keys to Standing UP, Involvement and Inclusion
  • Bus Driver – Best Practices, Checklist and more
  • How to Communicate with School Personnel
  • Field Trips – Best Practices
  • Newly Diagnosed with Food Allergies Sheet

It is FAACT’s mission to help educate our community and provide resources to help along the way. FAACT’s Web Site is a wealth of FREE information. Whether you are searching for information for yourself, to share with your family or with your child’s school FAACT has got you covered!

Be sure to visit FAACT’s Education Resource Center to find more information on:

  • Schools
  • Food allergens
  • Family and children
  • Healthcare professional
  • Food service

Thank YOU for being a huge part of the FAACT family! Thank you for checking out our resources and for helping to spread awareness of food allergies.

About the Author:
Cindy Gordon is FAACT’s Communication Manager. She is also the founder of Vegetarian Mamma, a site that shares gluten-free and allergy-friendly recipes, products and travel experiences, as well as an author to the cookbooks The Gluten Free Fork and The Dessert Fork, both available on Amazon.