Bullying and Food Allergies for Parents
The Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology have recently published that 25% of children with food allergies, from birth to 25, have been bullied.
If your child has food allergies, they will be more susceptible to bullying in school.
Bullying is common in all grades, kindergarten through 12th grade although it peaks in middle school. In middle school, where bullying is more common, up to 50% of kids with food allergies were bullied.
As a parent, educating yourself and your school about bullying is the best weapon to defeat it.