New! at Wrightslaw: Allergies / Anaphylaxis

A child with an allergy, asthma, even diabetes, has an “episodic” condition which, as a result of the amendments to ADA, normally qualifies the public school child for the protections Continue Reading →

3rd Circuit to Hear Food Allergy Discrimination Case

A case involving a kindergarten student with a tree nut allergy has the potential to set a precedent for food-allergy-related accommodations in a federal appellate court. Food Allergy Research and Continue Reading →

When a School Refuses to Protect a Child with Life-threatening Allergies …

The child’s doctor wrote, “… the Student is extremely allergic to peanuts and tree nuts. These allergies can cause anaphylaxis, which is a life threatening condition. Symptoms from anaphylaxis include Continue Reading →