Best Practices for Ensuring Students with Food Allergies have the same Opportunities in Higher Education

Tuesday, September 21, 2021


A food allergy and celiac disease may qualify as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). During this session, challenges and solutions for universities and colleges in accommodating and supporting students with specific allergies will be discussed. Topics to be reviewed include, dining halls, temporary events, communication, and the role of higher education staff as well as the student role. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions for the presenters following the presentation.

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Carrie Anderson, Clinical Outpatient Dietitian, IU Health Arnett

Marcy Hintzman, Project Coordinator, Great Lakes ADA Center, UIC