[QUOTE=Orannhawk;1143230] It is difficult for many people to "get". And then there is the fact that gluten has found its way into non-food items like makeup products, shampoo/conditioners, soaps, etc. which causes its own set of reactive issues.[/QUOTE]
Play-doh. Seriously - stupid, ubiquitous Play-doh.
God, don't I know that gluten is everywhere. It is a good thing that I homeschool my celiac (but not for that reason) - we just adjust and educate her about living the celiac life here at home without any fanfare, but I would hate it at public school. "Sissy needs her own special modeling clay." And "Sissy may not lick stamps." And "I need a conference with the art teacher because I need to know where and how s/he uses wheat paste in her students' projects." And, and, and...
Another celiac with ADHD and multiple food intolerances, I wish you didn't have to share my misery. I've found that I can't eat corn, not sure if it's because it's similar to gluten or because most of it is moldy. Probably mold since I can have a couple bites of boiled fresh corn from a local farm, but corn chips leave me in agony. I'm cooking a turkey breast today for easter so the leftovers will probably be made into curry (I bought some seeds of change sauce that doesn't have any gluten ingredients).