Adley Sherif is a grade 3 student in Toronto who is an active voice for people with food allergies. For his classroom’s “Passion Project” where students choose a topic they are passionate about to present to the class, Adley decided to focus on food allergies.
Although he does not have food allergies himself, he wanted his classmates at Beaches Alternative School to have a better understanding of what it’s like to manage food allergies on a daily basis. We interviewed Adley to learn more about his food allergy presentation and what his classmates learned.
“I wanted to help other kids that don’t have food allergies be aware of what people with anaphylaxis are dealing with every day,” says Adley. “My presentation went really well.”
Adley reading a food labelDuring his presentation, Adley talked about epinephrine, priority allergens, food labels, and how everyone can be more allergy-aware. He also brought in a boxed food product to help his classmates identify the ingredient label and where the priority allergens are listed…
Lesen Sie weiter auf: Kids spotlight: Adley, an 8-year-old student, is passionate about food allergy education
Quelle: Food Allergy Canada
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