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Sunday, November 13 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
FARE's Teen Advisory Group (TAG): Making An Impact

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TAG Members are making a huge impact on their communities and peers with all of their amazing advocacy work. From awareness videos to food drives, come see what your teens are doing to make a difference! 

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Carson Diehl

Carson Diehl is a high school student and food allergy advocate, and has dedicated her time to educating others about the importance of food allergy awareness. She is a member of FARE's Teen Advisory Group and was a speaker at the 2015 Teen Summit in Washington, DC, where she spoke about her personal experience dealing with food allergy bullying and anxiety. Carson hopes to continue to educate and help others deal with food allergies... Read More →
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Daytona Hodson

Daytona Hodson is 14 years old and has a peanut allergy. He has been part of TAG for the past 2 years and has presented at the FARE National Conference. He came to this conference last year and was inspired to do his own presentation. Now he is still a local advocate and leader in his area and strides to make everyone included.
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Ella McNiece

Ella is a freshman at Scituate High School in Scituate, MA, but has attended school in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. At a few weeks of age, Ella first reacted to infant formula. After several allergic reactions, at 18 months of age, she was diagnosed with allergies to Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Sesame, Milk/Dairy, Soy, Egg, Wheat, Fish, Shell Fish, Strawberry and Peas/Beans/Legumes. Over the years, Ella has completed much testing and had many... Read More →
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Claudia Michaels

Claudia is a high school senior from Charlotte, North Carolina. After experiencing an anaphylactic reaction to peanuts at age 6, she was diagnosed with severe peanut and tree nut allergies. Claudia is one of FARE's Southeast Regional Teen Advisory Group leads, and she has attended Teen Summit four times. She has participated in food allergy walks, written her state and federal officials urging support for food allergy legislation, and started a... Read More →
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Katherine Schug

Katherine is a 17 year old junior in high school, who plays violin, clarinet, and bass, and loves to draw. She is severely allergic to dairy, eggs, and nuts, and creates change via her website, teenfaab.com. Teen FAAB (Food Allergies & Anti-Bullying) provides support and advice to teens, and is dedicated to providing education and spreading awareness about food allergies. She has spoken at various conferences in Las Vegas and Washington D.C... Read More →
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Kate Stack

Kate Stack is a high school freshman near Chicago, Illinois who has been allergic to peanuts and tree nuts since the age of three. She is currently serving on FARE’s Teen Advisory Group (TAG) and has participated in several food allergy studies. Her passions for technology and writing play a key part in her advocacy for those with food allergies. One of her recent projects was the development of an interactive stuffed animal that is... Read More →
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Susan Tatelli

Susan Tatelli is a 13 year old eighth grade student at Northwood Junior High School in Highland Park, Illinois, who recently completed an 18-month enrollment in PRROTECT (Peanut Reactivity Reduced by Oral Tolerance in an Anti-IgE Clinical Trial). Of the 36 subjects enrolled in PRROTECT, 8 subjects initially received a placebo. Susan was one of the control subjects in the study, meaning that Susan attempted to achieve rapid desensitization to... Read More →

Sunday November 13, 2016 11:45am - 12:45pm
Regency AB

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