FARE/AAIR Food Allergy Symposium New Line Up August 29!

Saturday, August 29, 10 AM at Imaginon Library- Round Room, 300 E. 7th Street Charlotte 28202

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) and Allergy Asthma & Immunology Relief (AAIR) cordially invite the Charlotte food allergy community to attend a morning of education.  This FREE educational event will engage a panel of allergists and other medical professionals to provide food allergy education and tools for living a “safer life” with food allergies. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear from food allergy experts about keeping our kids safe while creating a  supportive community.

Topic One – FoodAllergy 101/Nutrition and Reading Food Labels – Dr. Maeve O’Connor, MD FACAAI FAAAAI FACP and Sandra West, CNP AADP CGP Integrative Nutrition Practitioner

Topic Two – What Every Parent Must Know About Managing Food Allergies at School – Gina Clowes, National Director of Education, FARE

Topic Three – Working with Your Allergist on 504 Plans – Dr. Jennifer Caicedo, AAIR

Topic Four – Anaphylaxis/Administering Epinephrine Auto Injectors – Dr. Ekta Shah, Carolina Medical Clinic; Allergy and Immunology

RSVP TODAY to reserve your seat. Space is limited! To RSVP, email jsteiner@foodallergy.org

Doors open at 10 am, Come early to mingle and meet others and chat with the speakers and food allergy vendors. General session will begin at 10:20. Relevant for anyone who has contact with children with food allergies including but not limited to parents, teachers, caregivers, nurses, aides, doctors, food service employees, friends of food allergy families. These sessions are open to all school districts, all are welcome!

Following the topics, they will have a Q/A, ask the experts session!