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The Parents’ Voice By Shelley Heaphy Dealing with anaphylactic allergies

Growing up I only knew one child with allergies and I always felt she was singled out because of it. Parents and teachers alike would blame that child for not being able to send certain foods.
When I grew up and began working in childcare, I quickly saw that allergies were very normal and growing in number all the time, currently “about 300,000 Canadian children under age 18 have food allergies” (foodallergycanada.ca).

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