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Uniformity in Allergy Response Plan forms

By:  Dr. Sonja Burmeister OTD, MSPA-C, OTR/L, EICP-OT When a child with food allergies attends school there are multiple considerations for their safety: -Should they sit at a table designated for students with food allergies?  What if this is not with their friends? -What if students bring in food or snacks and eat them in… Continue reading Uniformity in Allergy Response Plan forms

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A new food allergy diagnosis-beginner’s guide

Dr. Sonja Burmeister, OTD, MSPA-C, OTR/L, EICP-OT Discovering that you or your child has a food allergy is life-altering.  Suddenly food, the source of nourishment, becomes a threat.  It affects so many areas of your life; your routines, your social gatherings, your child’s self reliance.  Having a food allergy can be scary, but arming yourself… Continue reading A new food allergy diagnosis-beginner’s guide

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Effects on eating when your child has a food allergy

Dr. Sonja Burmeister, OTD, MSPA-C, OTR/L, EICP-OT             Parents of children with food allergy know and understand the struggles their child endures with food selectivity.  Often food allergy is diagnosed secondary to an accidental exposure.  Regardless of the severity, that exposure may leave an impression on the child that food… Continue reading Effects on eating when your child has a food allergy