Summit for Teens & Tweens with food allergies




 

 

On May 20, 2018, FARE, epi-life & Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC will hold a Pittsburgh Teen Summit for Teens and Tweens with Food Allergies 

The Pittsburgh Teen Summit is a fun afternoon of connecting, sharing, and learning for teens and tweens with food allergies ages 11 – 19, and their parents.*

Topics include:

  • When and how to use the Epinephrine Auto-injector (e.g. EpiPen®, Auvi-Q®)
  • Ask the allergist (for teens and parents)
  • Managing anxiety in teens and adults
  • Parenting tips and tricks for teens and tweens
  • How to read a label
  • Living well with food allergies: travel, friends, fun
  • What every teen wants their parent to know
  • Dating and kissing with food allergies* 

(*Requires parent approval for attendance, there will be an optional track during this session)

Featured speakers:

  • Todd Green, MD – Allergist, Vice President of Medical Affairs at DBV Technologies and Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh UPMC
  • Kyle Dine – Internationally known food allergy educator and entertainer
  • Kate Parker – Epi-Life Support Group, Founder
  • Gina Clowes – National Director of Training, FARE, Parenting Coach

Additional details and registration can be found at http://foodallergy.org/pittsburgh

*No siblings please, in attempt to have enough space for the food allergic teens.