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

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

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Compassion Blog

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

by Emery Gewirtz, M.A., 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 may feel like they will.

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Lost Memories

The Lost Memories of Students in Transition: Where Do We Go from Here?

by Emery Gewirtz, M.A., FAACT's Director of Behavioral Health Amidst the coronavirus chaos, there is one forgotten group whose lives were taken out from under them. With little fanfare and no applause, these kids went

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COVID-19

FAACT's Resource Page on COVID-19

Updated 8/3/20 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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Summits

Highlights from FAACT's Summits

by Caroline Moassessi Bridging a desperately needed gap, five years ago FAACT launched the inaugural Food Industry and Research Summit. “This is the only meeting in the nation where everyone comes together, from

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Back-To-School Blog

The Food Allergy Parent’s #1 Back-to-School Tool: Educate, Educate, Educate!

by Alison Grace JohansenIf you’re a food allergy parent like me, you’re undoubtedly in full back-to-school preparation mode. You’ve probably been planning for quite a while now. Whether we’ve already had

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Helping Kids with Food Allergies Build Self-Esteem

by Tamara Hubbard, MA, LCPC We're all familiar with the term self-esteem, but it can be hard to describe it in a concrete manner.  In the simplest of terms, self-esteem is a positive sense of

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