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Sunday, November 13 • 8:30am - 9:30am
Making the Jump: High School to College

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Transitioning to college can be overwhelming for anyone, and when you add food allergies to the mix, it makes things even more difficult. In this session, Laura and Shelley will share information about college departments and accommodations that can be invaluable resources, and offer tips for navigating the process.

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Laura Croteau

Laura has been working for the University of Iowa since June of 2015. She completed her B.S. degree in dietetics at Saint Catherine University in Saint Paul, Minnesota and her dietetic internship at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. At the university, Laura helps students with food allergies, other dietary requests, weight management, and general nutrition education. Laura enjoys getting to know what students want when it comes to... Read More →
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Shelly DeRousse

Shelly DeRousse is a parent of a child with life-threatening food allergies and an advocate for children with food allergies and their families. She is also an attorney who has represented children with food allergies pro bono in negotiating accommodations for their allergic conditions and disabilities with their schools. In 2010, Shelly was appointed by the Illinois State Board of Education and Illinois Department of... Read More →
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Kristi Grim

National Programs Manager, Food Allergy Research & Education
Kristi Grim is the College Outreach Manager for Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE).  As part of the FARE team, Kristi works to ensure the safety and inclusion of students with food allergies on college campuses.  Kristi worked with committees and expert stakeholders to develop FARE's Pilot Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Higher Education, which form the basis for the College Food Allergy Program. She worked with... Read More →


Sunday November 13, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Regency CD

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