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1. Back to School with Asthma: From Backpacks to Quick-Relief Inhalers

(Web Page; Tue Sep 11 12:17:00 CDT 2018)

If you are a parent of a child with asthma, you may worry about your child’s health along with their grades. As millions of kids get ready to head back to school, remember to add these items to your Back-to-School Checklist to he...

Description: If you are a parent of a child with asthma, you may worry about your child’s health along with their grades. As millions of kids get ready to head back to school, remember to add these items to your Back-to-School Checklist to help you and your child prepare for a successful, healthy school year.

2. AFSI: School Needs Assessment

(File; Mon Jun 11 12:01:00 CDT 2018)

Description: School Needs Assessment. Asthma-Friendly Schools Initiative Master Planning

3. Asthma Friendly Schools Initiative Toolkit [Video]

(Web Page; Thu Sep 13 15:58:00 CDT 2018)

The American Lung Association's Asthma-Friendly Schools Initiative Toolkit is a resource that includes planning tools, policy recommendations and education programs that are based on real-life activities used in schools throughout the ...

Description: Watch this video explaining the six parts of the American Lung Association's Asthma-Friendly Schools Initiative Toolkit.

4. AFSI: Educate School Staff

(File; Mon Jun 11 12:22:00 CDT 2018)

Description: Read more about providing asthma education to school staff. Asthma-Friendly Schools Initiative Strategy 2: Build Asthma Education

5. AFSI: Asthma Checklist for School Nurses

(File; Mon Jun 11 11:49:00 CDT 2018)

Description: Asthma Checklist for School Nurses. Asthma-Friendly Schools Initiative Strategy 1: Maximize School Health Services

6. AFSI: Position Description: School Nurse

(File; Mon Jun 11 11:43:00 CDT 2018)

Description: Position Description: School Nurse. Asthma-Friendly Schools Initiative Strategy 1: Maximize School Health Services

7. Do You Have Your Back to School with Asthma Checklist?

(Web Page; Mon Oct 01 15:06:00 CDT 2018)

For the more than 6 million children living with asthma, gearing up for another school year involves much more than picking out a new pencil case and backpack. Asthma is the third leading cause of hospitalization among children under th...

Description: For the more than 6 million children living with asthma, gearing up for another school year involves much more than picking out a new pencil case and backpack. Asthma is the third leading cause of hospitalization among children under the age of 15 and one of the main reasons that students miss school due to illness, with more than 10 million lost school days every year. With better asthma management, children are able to feel healthy and safe, and are ready to learn! For a full toolkit and free resources, visit Lung.org/asthma-in-schools.

8. How a School District in Texas is Helping Children with Asthma

(Web Page; Mon Oct 01 15:01:00 CDT 2018)

Diane is the Assistant Director of Asthma Education at the North East Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas, the eighth largest school district in the state (2nd largest in San Antonio). She was hired to launch the Asthma Aw...

Description: Allowing students to carry their quick-relief inhaler with them during the school day and properly using their quick-relief inhaler can prevent or reduce the severity of an asthma episode and keep children healthy, in school and ready to learn. See how this school district in Texas implemented a policy to make it happen.

9. Does Your Air at School Pass or Fail?

(Web Page; Mon Oct 01 13:20:00 CDT 2018)

We all want our children to be safe. But often, the air in their school is a "D" student. Air pollution in the classroom affects how children learn, and can harm their growing lungs. And when you think about how much time kids spend at...

Description: We all want our children to be safe. But often, the air in their school is a "D" student. Air pollution in the classroom affects how children learn, and can harm their growing lungs. And when you think about how much time kids spend at school, cleaning up that air becomes an important assignment! Notebooks and pencils ready?

10. AFSI: Letter to School District about the Need for Asthma Education

(File; Mon Jun 11 12:17:00 CDT 2018)

Description: Letter to School District about the Need for Asthma Education. Asthma-Friendly Schools Initiative Toolkit Strategy 2: Build Asthma Education

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