Kids With Food Allergies Often Victims of Bullying

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  1. daisy7

    daisy7 Retired WS Staff

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    Kids with food allergies are frequently bullied and harassed by their classmates and even their teachers, a new study finds.

    About 35 percent of children over the age of 5 who are allergic to certain foods have experienced harassment, taunting or bullying at school because of their allergies, researchers at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York found.

    Eighty-six percent were teased repeatedly, most often by classmates. But more than 20 percent of kids reported they were harassed or taunted by their teachers and other school staff.

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  3. passionflower

    passionflower Just 1 tip to find a killer

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    wow, I didn't know this.
    I have a grandson allergic to peanuts and he is bullied allot.
     

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