Food allergy related bullying has been a hot topic of social media group conversations recently.
This week Sue talks with Gina Clowes and Caroline Moassessi about food allergy bullying and what parents can do at home and school to address and also prevent bullying. The ladies also discuss signs of food allergy bullying, 504 Plans, teachable parenting moments and promoting tolerance and acceptance in society.
Additional Food Allergy Bullying Resources
- Facts About Food Allergy Bullying (FARE) Downloadable and printable fact page
- Bullying Information (FAACT) Several pages of food allergy related bullying information
- 11 Ways to Combat Food Allergy Bullying (Healthline)
Allergy Bullying Videos/Graphics to Share
- Food Allergy Bullying, It’s Not A Joke (FARE) 30 second PSA to share on social media
- Food Allergy Bullying, It’s Not A Joke (FARE) Full version PSA to share on social media
- It’s Not A Joke Graphics (FARE) Graphics to share on social media
Additional Bullying Information
- I Am A Witness Shaped like a speech bubble with an eye in the center, the Emoji enables teens to take a stand against bullying and show support for someone who is being bullied by posting it online or through a text message
Additional Tolerance Resources
- Three Beautiful Human Minutes by Asger Leth Video of the power of understanding of other people
- Think Kindness Organization that inspires measurable acts of kindness in schools and communities
About Gina Clowes and Caroline Moassessi
Gina Clowes is Food Allergy Research and Education’s national director of education and training as well as parenting columnist for Allergic Living Magazine. Gina is also know for her famously popular Allergy Mom Facebook page and website.
Caroline Moassessi is author of the food allergy/asthma blogsite Gratefulfoodie and is product editor at Allergic Living Magazine. Caroline is an active local and national food allergy rights advocate as well.