Educational material is available from several associations:
Limestone District School Board
• Limestone District School Board Administrative Procedures Manual
• "Anaphylaxis at a Glance"
• “Anaphylaxis - The Bigger Picture, You have an Anaphylactic Child in Your School or Classroom.”
• Health Issues Handbook Revised January 2011.
Anaphlyaxis in Schools & Other Settings
This resource kit was distributed to all schools in Ontario by the Ministry of Education in February 2006. It contains a handbook, Anaphylaxis in Schools & Other Settings, posters and training pens. The handbook provides educators with the Consensus Statement from the Canadian Society of allery and Clinical Immunology. Concise information about Awareness (Understanding Anaphylaxis), Avoidance (Avoidance Stategies), and Action (General Recommendations, Training and Communication) are of importance to school administrators as are the Appendices.
Anaphylaxis Canada provides information specifically on anaphylaxis. They provide a newsletter with membership, support research and offer various products, videos, books, allergy awareness posters for schools, allergy information cards, etc.
The Allergy/Asthma Information Association. www.aaia.ca Ontario (888) 250-2298 Canada (800) 611 7011
AAIA provides information on allergies, asthma and anaphylaxis. Trained community volunteers, a help-line and many useful tools and products (quarterly newsletter with membership, videos and books) are available. Anaphylaxisis and Asthma Reference Kits are available for training purposes ( 32 pages of information, 18 pages of overheads, an EpiPen trainer and poster)
FAN provides newsletters and various products.
Offers anaphylaxis and Anaphylaxis and EpiPen® training for teachers as well as resources (e.g. videos) for students.
The Lung Association in Kingston, Ontario (613) 545-3462
An excellent article called "How Sabrina's Law applied to Outdoor Education and Field Trips OE & FT is attached (page 257)
Allergic Living Magazine