Resources for teachers, childcare educators and parents
FREE RESOURCES for childcare educators, teachers and caregivers. After reading the books, childcare educators, teachers and parents can discuss the stories with children. This will help reinforce the teaching points within the stories and open further discussion on food allergies and how it may relate to your child, childcare centre or school.
Below are some printable teaching resources.
Teachers can contact us for FREE craft and colouring pages.
Book Week Activities for teachers
Book Week Activities for teachers – Allergy Books Light Up Our World
Email us for a Book Week poster to display at your local library or school.
How to use an auto-injector
If you have a child with a food allergy, share this video with family and friends. How to use an auto-injector.
Instructional video on how to use an EpiPen®
Changes to instructions on EpiPen® administration 13 June 2017
The devices have not changed, just the instructions on the label, which now include:
- Reduced injection time from 10 to 3 seconds – this is based on research confirming delivery of adrenaline through the 3 second delivery time.
- Removal of the massage step after the injection – this has been found to reduce the risk of irritation at the injection site.
A new short video featuring Dr Andrew Rochford, explaining the changes
Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia Inc (A&AA) strives to raise awareness of life threatening allergy in the community and provides science-based information, resources and services to support children and adults living with severe allergy and the risk of anaphylaxis.
Anaphylaxis Australia link
My Food Allergy Friends is Australia’s dedicated provider of educational allergy resources. The aim of our Food Allergy SMART Program is to help parents and teachers educate kids about allergies using our books and resources, children can have fun while learning about allergies.
Helping you with allergy education in childcare and schools.
Developed and supervised by allergist, Prof Pete Smith, Allergy Medical is a doctor-operated clinic dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and management of allergies. Bridging the gap between your GP and specialist care, Allergy Medical provides more people with a more timely solution to their allergy problems. You don’t need a referral, and there’s no long waiting list. So you can fast-track your treatment, and get well sooner rather than later.
Allergy Medical Link
At Queensland Allergy Service we have two very experienced allergy clinicians who will provide a tailored consultation aimed at educating about allergies for better quality of life.
Including ASCIA Action Plans, FAQs about adrenaline auto-injectors and guidelines.
For schools and childcare services
A charity dedicated to improving lives affected by eosinophilic disorders.
If you register your adrenaline auto-injector with the Program, we will send you a reminder to renew your prescription before you pass the Expiry Date. You can choose SMS, Email or standard mail options for the reminder.
Allergy New Zealand is a national charity that provides you with reliable information, education and support so you can manage your or your child’s allergy and live an active and healthy lifestyle. For links and resources Click Here
Works on behalf of the 15 million Americans with food allergies, including all those at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis.
Your home for education, advocacy, & connection with others affected by life-threatening food allergies & anaphylaxis.
Food Allergy Week
Food Allergy Week is an initiative of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia. The week helps to promote and develop through education, research and ongoing support, the awareness of food allergy amongst Australians. See how you can help.
“Check out our Event page to see what we are up to for Food Allergy Week. Hope to see you there!”
Food Allergy Week 2016
Australia has one of the highest reported incidences of food allergies in the world, and the numbers are growing at an alarming rate. In fact, one in 10 babies born in Australia today will develop a food allergy.
There are several ways that you can Show You Care during Food Allergy Week 2016.
Food Allergy Week 15-21 May 2016
My Food Allergy Friends will be in Sydney & NSW this year. Bookings are essential. For school bookings and availability email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Over the next few weeks I’m working with Jade from Jamberry to raise funds for Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia.
The lovely Jade from Jamberry is donating ALL her commission to Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia. Invite your friends to the fundraiser and help raise awareness and funds to help those that suffer from food allergies. Get ready to Jamberry a nail to show your support for those with allergies.
Join the fundraiser here – share with your friends