A fun afternoon of connecting, sharing, and learning for teens and tweens with food allergies ages 11 – 19, and their parents.
*No siblings please, in attempt to have enough space for the food allergic teens.
When and how to use the Epinephrine Auto-injector (e.g. EpiPen®, Auvi-Q®)
Ask the allergist (for teens and parents)
Managing anxiety in teens and adults
Parenting tips and tricks for teens and tweens
How to read a label
Living well with food allergies: travel, friends, fun
What every teen wants their parent to know
Dating and kissing with food allergies*
(*Requires parent approval for attendance, there will be an optional track during this session)
Todd Green, MD – Allergist, Vice President of Medical Affairs at DBV Technologies and Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology at Children’s Hosptial of Pittsburgh UPMC
Kyle Dine – Internationally known food allergy educator and entertainer
Kate Parker – Epi-Life Support Group, Founder
Gina Clowes – National Director of Training, FARE, Parenting Coach
The event will feature three separate tracks:
Older teen/young adult
Parents are not permitted to attend the teen sessions.
No food will be served at the event.
Please do not bring or register siblings or children younger than age 11. Material is not suitable for younger children.
There is limited capacity and we anticipate this event will sell out quickly.
Refunds are available until April 30th.
This project was made possible through a community award from Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)
Register at http://foodallergy.org/pittsburgh