Board Meeting

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Our Celiac Kids Connection board of directors meets regularly to plan activities and set the goals and objectives for our group. Attending a board meeting is a great way to learn more about us, our activities and how we operate. All members are welcome to attend and we love having your input.

Contact by email at CeliacKidsConnection@childrens.harvard.edu for the Zoom link.

We hope to “see” you there.

 

 

Board Meeting

Francie KelleyLeave a Comment

Our Celiac Kids Connection board of directors meets regularly to plan activities and set the goals and objectives for our group. Attending a board meeting is a great way to learn more about us, our activities and how we operate. All members are welcome to attend and we love having your input.

Contact by email at CeliacKidsConnection@childrens.harvard.edu for the Zoom link.

We hope to “see” you there.

Board Meeting

Francie KelleyLeave a Comment

Our Celiac Kids Connection board of directors meets regularly to plan activities and set the goals and objectives for our group. Attending a board meeting is a great way to learn more about us, our activities and how we operate. All members are welcome to attend and we love having your input.

Contact by email at CeliacKidsConnection@childrens.harvard.edu for the Zoom link.

We hope to “see” you there.

Board Meeting

Francie KelleyLeave a Comment

Our Celiac Kids Connection board of directors meets regularly to plan activities and set the goals and objectives for our group. Attending a board meeting is a great way to learn more about us, our activities and how we operate. All members are welcome to attend and we love having your input.

Contact by email at CeliacKidsConnection@childrens.harvard.edu for the Zoom link.

We hope to “see” you there.

GF Faves Club – May 2021

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Gluten-Free Faves Club is a celiac twist on the traditional book club. Teens and tweens meet monthly to discuss favorite gluten-free items centered on a theme.

For May we will talk about air travel. This will cover food on planes and in airports. We will also talk about food you pack for the trip. Let’s share experiences and advice.

Also  this month we are trying out a new day and time. We will meet on the 4th Sunday at 7 pm.

Please join us.

Chef’s Dinner with Chef Avi Shemtov

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SAVE THE DATE!!

We are hosting a chef's dinner with Chef Avi who will demonstrate how to make his gluten-free fried chicken. You will have the opportunity to watch and learn or cook along. You will also have the ability to pre-purchase a family dinner. 

Avi Shemtov is a chef and author. His restaurants include Simcha (Sharon, MA) a La esh (Sharon, MA) and the Chubby Chickpea (Food truck). His cookbooks include “The Single Guy Cookbook” and “The Simcha Cookbook”. Chef Avi specialized in Israeli cuisine and Mediterranean delights.

More details and registration coming soon.

Celiac at School Accommodations Information Session

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Join your Boston Children's Hospital Celiac Disease Program team to learn more about attending school safely with celiac disease. We will discuss federal laws and regulations that govern this autoimmune disease, the appropriate type of plan to set up, reasonable accommodations, and how to get individual support for your family. This meeting is appropriate for families with a child of any age including early childhood through college.

This meeting is a group meeting. We recommend all families attend this session first and then proceed with setting up an individual meeting to develop the 504 plan. There are no fees associated with any of our Celiac Disease Program school support services.

Meetings are held on Tuesdays and Fridays.

 

New to Celiac Disease Parent Meet-up

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Every Thursday from 1pm-2pm EST, our Boston Children’s Hospital Celiac Program hosts a live Zoom meeting for families to learn about all of the resources available through the Celiac Program at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Celiac Kids Connection Support Group. This is also a great time to ask any questions.

Feel free to bring your lunch to this meet-up!

 

Board Meeting

Francie KelleyLeave a Comment

Our Celiac Kids Connection board of directors meets regularly to plan activities and set the goals and objectives for our group. Attending a board meeting is a great way to learn more about us, our activities and how we operate. All members are welcome to attend and we love having your input.

Contact by email at CeliacKidsConnection@childrens.harvard.edu for the Zoom link.

We hope to “see” you there.

Celiac Smarts 2021 – Research: Today, Tomorrow and Beyond!

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Join us for our Annual Celiac Smarts Education Day!!

This year's virtual conference will focus on new developments in celiac disease and gluten-free diet research as well as offer an opportunity for families to join the conversation to share their ideas on future research projects.

There will be two simultaneous sessions: one for adults and one designed specifically for kids. Everyone will come back together for the last two sessions. Please note that you will need two devices to access both sessions at the same time.

Tickets are $25 and include access to all sessions listed below for the whole family.

 

Main Session

  • 9:00am - Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:15am - Big Topics in Celiac Disease Research
  • 10:00am - BREAK
  • 10:15am - Current Research at Boston Children's Hospital
  • 10:45am - A Day in the Life of a Research Participant – Panel of individuals who have participated in human subject research
  • 11am - BREAK
  • 11:15am - Tomorrow’s Researchers Take the Stage! Bring your toughest questions to the expert panel from Boston Children's Hospital's Celiac Program.

Kids Session

  • 9:00am - Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:15am - Story time and Cooking with Caroline!
  • 10:00am - BREAK
  • 10:15am - Puppet Show with Good News Gus
  • 10:45am - RETURN TO MAIN SESSION for remainder of day