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College Ready? Here Are Some Tips on How to Communicate About Your Food Allergies!

by Caroline Moassessi, FAACT’s Vice President of Community Relations The adventure begins. You, the Class of 2020, made history as you finished your senior year digitally during a global pandemic. Made of grit,

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College

Getting Ready for College: 5 Things You Can Do Right Now

by Caroline Moassessi, FAACT’s Vice President of Community Relations You said yes to the school of your dreams. Congratulations! Although these times are filled with uncertainty, one thing remains true: you need to

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Compassion Blog

Compassion in a Time of Chaos: There is No Right Response

by Emery Gewirtz, M.A., School Psychology, FAACT’s Director of Behavioral Health This season is temporary, and so are these feelings. Still, while they may be temporary, and will not last forever, some days it

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COVID-19

FAACT's Resource Page on COVID-19

Updated 9/2/20 Given the global spread of novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, we appreciate that these are uncertain and stressful times. The safety and health of all individuals is always the highest priority

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Susan Kelly

FAACT Welcomes New Members to the Leadership Team

Susan Kelly, BSN, RNVice President of Education When my second daughter was 14-months-old, I decided to feed her half of her older sister’s peanut butter and jelly sandwich for lunch. After a tiny bite of the

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ACAAI

Highlights from the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting

FAACT CEO, Eleanor Garrow-Holding, just attended the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology – one of the nation’s leading associations for medical care professionals working on

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Tamara Hubbard Blog

Tips for Locating an Allergy-Informed Counseling Provider

by Tamara Hubbard, MA, LCPC You realize your anxiety levels are rising to a level that impacts your daily life, and nothing you're doing seems to be helping. An anaphylactic reaction occurs, and now you can't stop

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ACAAI

Despite Reports of Shortages, Epinephrine Autoinjectors are Available

Allergists can teach patients how to use alternatives ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL – (July 10, 2019) – As parents start to plan for the upcoming school year, many are worried they won’t be

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