An extremely thorough and helpful handbook that belongs on the shelf of every parent of a child with food allergies. -- Asthma & Allergy Bulletin
Essential reading for anyone dealing with a child with a food allergy, including parents, relatives, teachers, neighbors and caregivers. -- Large Print Reviews, July 2004
Every parent of a severely food-allergic child should have this book! -- Safe Haven Childrens Institute
Filled with information about how to keep [food allergic] children safe and alive. -- Bookviews.com, July 2004
Invaluable resource for parents of children with life-threatening food allergies. -- MedicAlert Magazine, 2006
Seasoned parents and those with newly diagnosed children will find plenty of value here. -- Anaphylaxis Canada
This book prepares you to bypass all the food allergy minefields in a detailed and doable fashion. -- Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics Newsletter, June/July 2004
This book provides practical tips for staying safe while still participating in everyday events. -- Support for Families of Children with Disabilities Newsletter, Winter 2005
Well thought out and comprehensive. I have been recommending it to all our members. -- Mimi Akaba, RN, MS, ANP, FEAST (Food Education Allergy Support Team) support group leader
About the Author
Linda Coss is an author and freelance write who has over ten years of experience leading a support group for parents of children with severe food allergies. The mother of a teenage son with multiple potentially fatal food allergies, she is deeply involved in the world of food allergy management.
In addition to "How to Manage Your Childs Life-Threatening Food Allergies: Practical Tips for Everyday Life," Ms. Coss is also the author of the popular "Whats to Eat? The Milk-Free, Egg-Free, Nut-Free Food Allergy Cookbook."
Linda Coss received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Californias Irvine campus. She lives in Southern California with her two sons.