School Support for Kids

School can be a lot of fun– meeting new friends, learning new things, and more!

Sometimes, FPIES can make school tricky– avoiding trigger foods and staying FPIES-safe while still having fun.

Here, you can find tools and tips to help you:

Meet the School Psychologist!

“With my job, I help children in various ways. . . I can help you by educating your friends, teachers, and other administrators at school by telling them about FPIES and the do’s and don’ts! But in addition, I also talk with students about things that may be bothering them and help some kids see the potential they didn’t think they had. I am all about providing a safe and supportive environment! . . .”

What's the Plan?

A written plan that gives instructions on what to do in case you experience an allergic reaction. It also usually includes a picture of you, basic information about you, a list of your known “triggers” or allergies, and emergency contact information. Typically this is written by your parents and your doctor. More. . .

A written plan that gives information about a medical condition that may affect your school life. It gives information about symptoms, what to do in case of an emergency and people to call. A Medical Action Plan can be used for children with allergies or other medical conditions. Typically this is written by your parents and your doctor.

a plan creates a list of things that the teacher can do in the classroom and provide accommodations related to a medical condition, like FPIES. Read More. . .

a specific plan that is created for a student to target specific areas of his/her education. Read more. . .

Special Resources, Just for FPIES

When you go to school, there are some tools that can be helpful to bring with you.

These tools will help you explain to teachers about what FPIES is and how it affects you, as well as ways to keep you safe.

Safety for Each & Every Day

Coping with Stress

This book can help you to put your feelings into words:

For Parents and Guardians

Visit the parent resource page here and check out these resources below:

“Developing the 504 Plan” worksheet

Page published: Nov.12, 2013. Last update: May 15, 2018. Copyright © 2013, The FPIES Foundation