Allergy/Immunology

Resources for Families

Tools and support for patients and families to help manage your child’s allergic or immunologic condition.

In addition to talking with your child’s physician, there are a number of resources available that provide information and support for families affected by allergies or immunologic conditions:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Information on conditions and treatments, plus a section with games, puzzles and videos to help children learn how to manage their allergies and asthma.

American Academy of Pediatrics

General tips for parents on allergy causes and treatments, and how to manage allergies at school.

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Resources like a glossary of terms related to allergy and immunology, information on a wide range of conditions and symptoms, and links to other patient support organizations.

Food Allergy Research & Education

Information on common food allergens and how to help your child avoid their allergen.

Immune Deficiency Foundation

Resources on living with a primary immunodeficiency and how to explain your child’s condition to teachers, information on educational events and meetings, and other reading materials on immunologic conditions and treatments.

National Eczema Association

Information on the different types of and treatments for eczema, and tips for talking to your child’s teachers about his or her condition.