26 minutes | Apr 14, 2021

Ep. 61: Back to School 2021 - 504 Basics and Accommodations as Students Return to School

As the nation reopens schools, new questions arise. In this episode, FAACT's General Counsel and Vice President of Civil Rights Advocacy, Amelia G. Smith, JD, discusses current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines regarding children with food allergies and/or asthma. Ms. Smith also offers valuable tips for helping your child's school keep the focus on the child as you work together to secure food allergy accommodations.To keep you in the know, here are some helpful links:Special Note: Please contact Amelia.Smith@FoodAllergyAwareness.org directly if you are experiencing challenges regarding 504 accommodations or receiving meals, which are no longer safe and appropriate for your student. FAACT's Civil Rights Advocacy Resource CenterAASA The School Superintendents Association: FAACT's Guest Blog on COVID-19 and Students with Food AllergiesFAACT's Podcast Ep. 26: COVID-19 Back-To-School Must KnowsFAACT's Podcast Ep. 12: Civil Rights Advocacy - Responding to the CDC's Interim Guidance and Meals in the ClassroomFAACT's Position Statement and Letter to the CDC regarding CDC's Interim Guidance and Meals in the ClassroomYou can find the FAACT Roundtable Podcast on Pandora, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Podcast Chaser, Deezer, and Listen Notes.Visit us at www.FoodAllergyAwareness.org and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, & YouTube.Sponsored by: National Peanut Board 
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