Health  Vol.8 No.14 , November 2016
Building Trust: Children Experiences with Food Allergies at Summer Camp
Abstract: Introduction: The objective of this study was to explore the experiences and perceptions of children with food allergies at summer camp. Methods: Qualitative draw-and-tell interviews were conducted with 14 food allergic individuals aged 5 - 12 years to capture their lived experience with food allergies at summer camp. Results: Four key interdependent themes: trust, accommodation, proactive parents and coping strategies were identified in how children perceive their food allergies in unregulated summer camp environments.
Cite this paper: Leibel, S. and Fenton, N. (2016) Building Trust: Children Experiences with Food Allergies at Summer Camp. Health, 8, 1423-1441. doi: 10.4236/health.2016.814143.

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