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  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Allergy and Immunology
    The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Allergy and Immunology is to ensure that pediatric-aged patients receive the highest quality of care in allergy, asthma, and immunology. Educational information and resources provided.
  • American Diabetes Association (ADA) For Parents & Kids
    Nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. Basics of diabetes treatment for children is covered, including diabetes care at school.
  • Epilepsy Foundation
    The goal of the Epilepsy Foundation is to prevent, control and cure epilepsy through research, education, advocacy and services. Programs include activities in schools designed to educate the next generation of Americans about epilepsy -- with the goal to eliminate stigma and discrimination. Programs are also focused on improving epilepsy treatment for persons with epilepsy of all ages, including emphasis on youth and seniors.
  • Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)
    The mission of FARE is to raise public awareness, to provide advocacy and education, and to advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies. Guidance provided for managing food allergies in child care and school settings.
  • National Diabetes Education Program
    Federally sponsored initiative that involves public and private partners to improve the treatment and outcomes for people with diabetes, to promote early diagnosis, and to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes.
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    How Asthma-Friendly Is Your Child-Care Setting? Checklist provided by the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program. Also available in Spanish.
  • North Carolina Asthma Program
    Information for Healthcare Professionals, including Asthma Curriculum for Child Care Providers
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Asthma
    EPA promotes scientific understanding of environmental asthma triggers and ways to manage asthma in community settings through research, education and outreach. With federal, state and local partners, they are building the nation's capacity to control asthma and manage exposure to indoor and outdoor pollutants linked to asthma. Their purpose is to build knowledge and awareness to improve the quality of life for millions of Americans with asthma.

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