Back to School with Asthma

Back to School with Asthma
Parents should work closely with healthcare providers and school personnel to plan for good asthma control in the classroom.

Affecting an estimated seven million children under the age of 18, asthma is one of the most common chronic childhood disorders in the nation. Asthma is also one of the primary illness-related reasons that students miss school, accounting for more than 14 million lost school days each year. This back-to-school season, the American Lung Association highlights tips for families of children with asthma to properly manage the disease in a school environment.

Back to School with Asthma Resources