Candy List Updated for 2020

Celiac Kids Connection’s annual candy list has been updated for 2020. We hope you will find this helpful as we look towards Halloween and the holiday season. If you have any questions. all of the candies on our list include contact information for the manufacturer. Remember, ingredients are subject to change and you should rely on the ingredient list on … Read More

Is there Gluten in my Hand Sanitizer?

By Francie Kelley, Executive Director, Celiac Kids Connection The short answer is – maybe. It is rare to find gluten in hand sanitizer, but it is possible. Due to COVID-19 we are all washing our hands and we are washing them A LOT. When we cannot wash our hands, we are using hand sanitizer. The CDC and FDA both recommend … Read More

How should I prepare for my child to go back to school in the fall?

By The Boston Children’s Hospital Celiac Team There are actually brand new recommendations to help families managing celiac disease safely attend school, day care, after school programs, and other learning environment activities. In 2019, Dr. Jocelyn Silvester and Janis Arnold from our Boston Children’s Hospital Celiac Disease Program team joined a national coalition of educators, health care professionals, food service … Read More

Temporary Policy for Food Labeling Requirements during COVID 19 pandemic. What does this mean to the celiac community?

By Tara McCarthy, MS RD LDN, The Celiac Disease Program, Boston Children’s Hospital Link to Temporary Policy What has changed: In May 2020, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) came out with a temporary policy guidance to be used for ingredient substitutions due to disruptions in supply or food shortages during the pandemic. Specifically, manufacturers will be temporarily allowed … Read More

Our Gluten Free Journey

By Kelleigh Roffman Greetings! Our family has been on our gluten-free (GF) journey beginning in 2012 when our then eleven year old twin daughters, Sarah and Kaitlyn, were diagnosed with celiac disease.  It has been our mission to make sure that they traveled the smoothest road possible while navigating the challenges of this disease. Even though the road can be … Read More

Tween Meeting – Virtual

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Gather with others to chat and share about life with celiac disease and the gluten-free diet. You can share frustrations and the creative solutions you have developed for living gluten-free in a gluten-filled world. Contact to RSVP and get the Zoom link.


Directory Updated 5/27/2020 Many of you have told us that you are having trouble finding gluten-free (GF) food during the pandemic. We have reached out to local businesses to create a directory to find GF food and support small and local businesses Click Here to Download If you know of a business that would like to be included, post their … Read More