Story books to help young children understand their allergy.
I Can't Have That, I Have AllergiesI Can't Have That, I Have Allergies is a sensitively written story by a mother whose daughter has life-threatening allergies. It will enlighten those unfamiliar with the severity of such allergies, and it will help children who suffer from them to know that they aren't alone.
Zoe's Big Day OutZoe's Big Day Out is a fun, colourful social story with beautiful illustrations to explain to children what it is like to attend an allergy clinic and have skin prick tests completed.
Izzy and Ollie Adventure in an AmbulanceKnowing how to respond to an emergency can save lives and the inspiration behind this storybook proves that even a child of two-and-a-half years of age can learn what to do. Author Jo Keeling’s daughter, Isabelle, known as Izzy, was that very age when she managed to call an ambulance for her mother following a severe allergic reaction, otherwise known as an anaphylactic shock.
Books with information about allergies and anaphylaxis aimed at adults
Understanding AllergyIn Understanding Allergy, Dr Sophie Farooque, a leading expert and consultant in allergy, will provide allergy sufferers and their families with the knowledge they need to help them navigate this minefield.
My Family & Food AllergiesMy Family and Food Allergies is for anyone caring for, or close to, a child with food allergies. It covers every aspect of the journey from diagnosis to helping your child on the path to independence. First and foremost, it is aimed at parents but it is also a must-read for grandparents, friends, teachers and others keen to learn more about living with food allergies.
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