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Resources – Allergies

Kaitlin Atkinson Family Resource Library
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Rd., Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1

General Information and Resources for Parents

Resource List for Kids and Teens

Web Sites

General Information and Resources for Parents 

Allergies de l'adulte et de l'enfant / Begon-Bagdassarian, Isabelle -- Paris: Estem, 1998. FAM RJ 386 .B43

The allergy bible / Gamlin, Linda -- New York: Readers' Digest, 2007.
This is the single most comprehensive source available for understanding, avoiding, treating and preventing all allergies. It tackles the entire range of allergies, from moulds, pets, and pollen to food, clothing, toiletries and more, and examines both conventional and complementary therapies.
FAM RJ 386 .G36 2007

Anaphylaxis : a handbook for school boards -- Ottawa: CSBA, 2001.
FAM RJ 386 .A52

Anaphylaxis in schools & other settings -- Ottawa, ON: Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2005.
FAM RJ 386 .A526 2005

The Canadian allergy and asthma handbook -- Toronto: Random House of Canada, 1996.
FAM RJ 386 .C35 1996

Caring for your child with severe food allergies : emotional support and practical advice from a parent who's been there / Collins, Lisa Cipriano -- New York: John Wiley & Sons Inc. 2000.
FAM RJ 386.5 .C64 2000

Food allergies : how to eat safely and enjoyably / Koerner, Celide Barnes -- New York, Toronto: John Wiley & Sons, 1998.
FAM RJ 386.5 .K63

Food allergies : the complete guide to understanding and relieving your food allergies / Walsh, William E. -- New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000.
FAM RJ 386.5 .W34

How to outsmart your allergies / Ulene, Art -- Marina del Rey, CA: HealthPOINTS, 1998.
FAM RJ 386 .U43

Reconnaître et combattre les allergies chez l'enfant / Horde, Pierrick -- Quebec: Flammarion, 2002.
FAM RJ 386 .H67 2002

Taking control - vol. I : life threatening food allergies and you [DVD]-- Toronto: Anaphylaxis Canada, 2006.
This DVD will help parents and caregivers understand symptoms, risks and treatment of severe allergic reactions.
FAM RJ 386.5 .T85 2006 vol.1

Taking control - vol. II : living with food anaphylaxis [DVD] -- Toronto: Anaphylaxis Canada, 2006.
This DVD will guide parents on what to expect when a child is newly diagnosed with anaphylaxis.
FAM RJ 386.5 .T855 2006 vol.2

Understanding childhood eczema / Titman, Penny -- Chichester, UK: John Wiley, 2003.
FAM RJ 386 .T55

Information for Kids and Teens

Aaron's awful allergies / Harrison, Troon -- Toronto: Kids Can Press, 1996.
When Aaron is diagnosed with allergies, he must find a new home for each of his pets. Appropriate for ages: 4-8 years.
FAM RJ 386 .H37

The complete kid's allergy and asthma guide : the parent's handbook for children of all ages -- Toronto: Robert Rose, 2003.
FAM RJ 386 .C64

Eric est allergique / Harrison, Troon -- Richmond Hill, ON: Éditions Scholastic, 1996.
Eric aime les animaux mais à cause de ses allergies il doit trouver d'autres compagnons. Pour les enfants de 4 - 8 ans.
FAM RJ 386 .H3714

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Allergy – MedlinePlus from the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Allergies – From NOAH: New York Online Access to Health

Kids Health – Information for Kids, Teens and Parents from the Nemours Foundation

Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation / Fondation canadienne d’allergie, d’asthme, et d’immunologie

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (bilingue)

FAAN - Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network

Association d’information sur allergie et l’asthme (bilingual)

Allergies alimentaires – Santé et services sociaux Québec

Déjouer les allergies alimentaires

This guide provides medical material for information purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your physician. The information may not always apply to your individual situation.

The guide represents material available in the Family Resource Centre collection at CHEO. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Your local public library may also be able to provide valuable information.

Last Updated: June 2011
Links Tested: June 2011

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