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Nearly six million children under 18 in the United States struggle with asthma. Asthma symptoms can happen anywhere, anytime – even at school.
Takes steps now to help keep your child’s asthma under control in the classroom and during school activities. You can get started with these four steps:
Print this asthma action plan and discuss it with your child’s doctor during the back-to-school check-up.
Is your child’s school an asthma-friendly school? This checklist from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute outlines key steps your child’s school should take to help students with asthma.
To learn more about asthma and the “Taking on Asthma” initiative, visit our website.
Originally published 6/21/2016; Revised 2021
As a parent of Asthma child, this guideline has helped me a lot to take preparing to get admit my child to school. Actually, I was looking for such a guideline for long days. In fact, such a resource really helps the parents. Thank you and keep helping the asthma child’s parents like me.
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