Student Food Allergies: What Every Educator Needs to Know

Rae Pica with Harvey L. Leo, MD, Nicole Smith, Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed.

Food allergies can be deadly. Considering that accidental ingestion or exposure occurs most often at school, where one in five children with food allergies will have a reaction — and that teachers and childcare providers have limited medical experience — it’s a topic every educator needs to know something about.

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March 26, 2012
Episode Guests
Harvey L. Leo, MD is a practicing pediatric allergist and an assistant research scientist with the Center for Managing Chronic Disease at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Nicole Smith is the founder of AllergicChild.com and the author of several books on child allergies. Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed.,over 20 years experience in the field of early childhood education as a teacher, director, curriculum writer, music director, and consultant for staff training and professional development.
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