Leah Robilotto, PsyM, is a food allergy expert and the founder of the Food Allergy Institute. She specializes in empowering educators, parents and children to overcome the psychological impact of and implement practical solutions for managing life-threatening chronic illnesses. Leah has trained thousands of clients on how to keep food-allergic individuals safe and included in everyday activities at educational institutions, in restaurants, at work and while traveling.
Leah’s extensive background in food allergies includes years working in patient advocacy at a national nonprofit (Food Allergy Research and Education), rewriting food policy for top schools in Atlanta, and being a founding member of The Training Epinephrine Administrators in Medication Coalition (TEAM) in Washington, DC. Her expertise has been featured in media outlets including The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, WebMD, The Killer Food Allergy Podcast, and Scary Mommy. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and two sons, one of whom was diagnosed with eight life-threatening food allergies when he was just 6 months old.
Commonly Requested Topics
- Managing the stress and anxiety of having a chronically ill child
- Navigating the daily challenges of having food allergy disease
- Creating a positive school environment
- Protecting a student’s emotional health
- Laws and regulations that support food-allergic students
- 504 Planning
- Communicating with administrators and teachers