Links that we think kids would like....
- All About Asthma
Lots of info and activities from the Arthur show for kids with asthma, their classmates, and their families. Get your parents to help you print out the fun stuff, and let them read the educational stuff!
- Binky Goes Nuts: Understanding Peanut Allergies
More information and activities from the Arthur show to help kids learn how to make their school a safe and healthy place for classmates who have peanut or other food allergies.
- Blue Bear Aware
A Canadian company that makes very fun and funky allergy shirts for kids and for the grownups in their lives. Epi-Man and Epi-Man Jr. are HUGE fans of Blue Bear Aware and have lots of their t-shirts!
- FAN for Kids
A food allergy website just for kids, from the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN).
- No Nuts for Me
An online version of No Nuts for Me, which is a great book for kids, courtesy of the Food Allergy Initiative.
- Penny's World
A fun site for kids with eczema, brought to you by Eczema Canada.
- Sabrina's Story
The story of Sabrina Shannon, who died in 2003 of anaphylaxis. Sabrina's Law, which was passed to help Ontario public school students with severe allergies, is named after Sabrina. The documentary that starts as soon as you go to this website is called "A Nutty Tale". It's the CBC radio documentary that Sabrina made about her food allergies when she was only 10 years old. Sabrina and her family are Extra Special Heroes to us.
A website with cool things for allergic kids and their friends, courtesy of Anaphylaxis Canada.
Links that we think parents would like....
Allergic Living magazine
The only Canadian magazine that focuses solely on allergic issues, Allergic Living also has an excellent website with current research information and the very helpful Talking Allergies discussion forum.
A Canadian patient organization dedicated to helping those living with anaphylaxis.
- Association québécoise des allergies alimentaires
A Quebec-based patient organization dedicated to helping people deal with food allergy and anaphylaxis.
A website with lots of info about the EpiPen® autoinjector, courtesy of King Pharma Inc.
- Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)
Website of the largest food allergy association in the world. Based in the U.S.
- Kids With Food Allergies
A great international online support group, based in the U.S. Lots of families with lots of allergies!
Website for MedicAlert® in Canada, the leading provider of medical information services that are linked to customized medical bracelets and necklets. Epi-Man and Epi-Man Jr. strongly recommend that all allergic kids be MedicAlert members!
- No Child Without
A new MedicAlert® program developed to ensure children across Canada from Junior Kindergarten up to the child's 14th birthday with medical conditions, allergies or special needs are protected by the Canadian MedicAlert® Foundation.
- Ottawa Anaphylaxis Support Group
A great local support group with a lot of Epi-Man and Epi-Man Jr. fans!
- Sabrina's Law: A girl's tragic death inspires a law to protect anaphylactic students
This overview of how Sabrina's Law came to be originally appeared in Allergic Living's Spring 2005 issue.
- Talking Allergies discussion forum
Hosted by Allergic Living magazine, this online forum is open to anyone who would like to find out more about allergies or engage in lively discussions!
A website with lots of info about the Twinject™ autoinjector, courtesy of Paladin Labs Inc.
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