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Past Event Topics and Speakers

Robert Brandt (Father of food allergic child and lawyer) and Christine Szychlinski, APN, CPNP, Manager, Bunning Food Allergy Program at Children's Memorial Hospital joined us to share information on the creation of 504 plans

Dr. Sakina Bharani, M.D.  & Dr. Asya Segalene, M.D.- Children with Allergies

Lynn Barry, R.D. - Nutritional Information

Denise Bunning, M.A., M.F.T. - Educating Schools on Food Allergies

Ellen Wolf, R.N., MPH., A.D.N. - Setting up your 504 Plan

Dr. Asya Segalene, M.D. - Environmental Allergies and Oral Allergy Syndrome

Mr. Carroll Symank - Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants - Dining Out Safely

Kim Zarifis, Eileen Gentile, Cindy Braun, and Mary Kay Ballasiotes - How to Safely Prepare your Food Allergic Child for School

David Duncan, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist - " Children and Food Allergies: Effective Coping Strategies for Parents and Children."

Dorothy Devoy, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist and panel of children telling their stories of how food allergies affects their daily lives.

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Asya Segalene, M.D., and Dorothy Devoy, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist joined us to share: Food Allergy Concerns

2nd Annual Product/Resource Night, A number of vendors shared products/samples/literature. 

504 Discussion, Joseph Monahan, MSW, JD (Monahan & Cohen) and Leo James Athas (Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP)

Sueson Vess, Author of "Special Eats."

Kim Koeller, Author of "Let's Eat Out."/Chenoa Parsons, Twinjet Represenative.

Christine Szychlinski, APN, CPNP, Manager, Bunning Food Allergy Program at Children's Memorial Hospital joined us to share: A better understanding of Anaphylaxis and the difference between the allergy tests done.

3rd Annual Resource Night, hosting 40 food allergy companies sharing products, samples, etc.   

Dr. Anna Vawter and Dr. Gary Barsky; (Dermatologists) joined us to share information on Atopic Dermatitis

Weber Grill and Joyfuls Cafe joined us to share information on Dining out with Food Allergies.

Dave and Denise Bunning joined us to share information regarding the Food Allergy Project.

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