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ASCIA Dietary Guides - now with ReadSpeaker

ASCIA Dietary Guides for food allergy are now available in html (webpage format) as well as pdf. This means that each Guide can be translated using ReadSpeaker, which was not possible when they were only available as pdf documents.  ReadSpeaker also enables text to speech for people who are vision impaired or have limited reading ability.

Each ASCIA Dietary Guide (as listed below) has ReadSpeaker installed, which enables translations by highlighting the text, clicking on 'translate’ and selecting the language. 

All of the following webpages can be accessed at

  1. ASCIA Dietary avoidance - Cow's milk protein (dairy) Updated October 2022
  2. ASCIA Dietary avoidance - Cow's milk protein (dairy) and soy Updated October 2022
  3. ASCIA Dietary avoidance - Egg Updated October 2022
  4. ASCIA Dietary avoidance - Fish Updated October 2022
  5. ASCIA Dietary avoidance - Peanut Updated October 2022
  6. ASCIA Dietary avoidance - Sesame Updated October 2022
  7. ASCIA Dietary avoidance - Shellfish Updated October 2022
  8. ASCIA Dietary avoidance - Soy Updated October 2022
  9. ASCIA Dietary avoidance - Treenut Updated October 2022
  10. ASCIA Dietary avoidance - Wheat Updated October 2022

ASCIA Dietary avoidance for food allergy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) should be used with the ASCIA dietary guides listed above.

This news item was issued on 28 October 2022 by Jill Smith, CEO of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA). ASCIA is the peak professional body for clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand.