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02 October 2011

New England Chapter of AAFA Hosting Food Allergy Forum for Young Adults

Please see the below announcement from the New England Chapter of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America!

Young Adults with Food Allergies
A regional forum on the social, emotional and practical issues of living independently with food allergies.

Who: Young adults (post-high school; ages 18-30 ONLY)
When:  Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Newton-Wellesley Hospital (Bowles Conference Room 1); 2014 Washington St., (Route 16); NewtonMA
Cost:  FREE
RSVP: Please reserve your space: 781-444-7778aafane@aafane.org
Meet with other young adults for a confidential discussion. Topics will include: Setting up your own household and kitchen; Rooming with people who aren’t allergic; Dating and socializing; Workplace issues; Managing your anxiety; Communicating effectively with others about your allergies, and any other issues of interest to you!

Facilitators:Jennifer LeBovidge, Ph.D. is a psychologist who specializes in helping people of all ages with food allergies. She works at Children’s Hospital, Boston.
Michael Pistiner, MD is an allergist at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates. He is the author of Everyday Cool with Food Allergies and the father of children with food allergies.

Sponsored by: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of AmericaNew England Chapter

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