Open Airways For Schools

Elementary school children can learn to manage their own asthma when they participate in the American Lung Association's award-winning Open Airways For Schools program.

About Open Airways For Schools
The American Lung Association's Open Airways For Schools program educates and empowers children through a fun and interactive approach to asthma self-management.  It teaches children with asthma ages 8-11 how to detect the warning signs of asthma, avoid their triggers and make decisions about their health.

Why Use Open Airways For Schools
Open Airways For Schools is the most widely recognized asthma management program for children in the nation, and a proven-effective way to improve asthma self-management skills, decrease asthma emergencies, and raise asthma awareness among families and school personnel.

Joining Our Efforts
Become involved with the Open Airways For Schools program by either bringing it to your school or training to be an Instructor.

Success Stories
Learn how eight communities across the nation were able to successfully implement the OAS program into their schools.

Resources
Valuable information for school and health professions, and parents with children suffering from asthma.