- Posted September 21, 2009
Lucas Lindale is allergic to peanuts. His mother and adjunct instructor Michelle Lindale recalls the day that she and her husband Adam found out just how severe Lucas' allergy is. "He was approximately 18 months old, and his allergist said that his allergy was off the charts; he had never seen anything like it. Lucas could have a life-threatening allergic reaction just from coming into contact with peanuts, which is why he carries an auto-injectable epinephrine (epi) pen with him at all times, in case he or someone else needs to administer the drug in case of a reaction." The Lindales made many changes throughout their home to accommodate Lucas' allergy, but Michelle was surprised to learn how difficult it would be for Lucas out in the real world. "So many children's activities revolve around food. Lunchtime, snacks, birthday and holiday parties, field trips, Scout meetings ??and children just naturally want to share and trade. It's very difficult, and so many people don't want to be put into a situation where they might have to use Lucas'epi pen." Read More...
- Posted July 27, 2009
Creativity, imagination, and innovation are the fundamental drivers of today's economy and society. To that end, Kendall College of Ar t and Design has allied with Design West Michigan, joining its existing partners, economic development organizations Lakeshore Advantage and The RightPlace, Inc. Read More...