Imagine trying to focus on science class when your own body isn’t helping you breathe! Trying to remember what iambic pentameter is when you’re more concerned about your peak-flow rate. Wanting so badly to beat the chin-up record, but being too afraid to try. Students with asthma shouldn’t have to suffer these concerns. By providing their school with an Asthma Action Plan, kids can stay healthy, learn better and participate fully during their school day. School staff, parents and guardians, health care providers and students can all work together to make your child’s school life as healthy and safe as their life at home.
Make sure you’re familiar with the asthma plan of action at your school and if needed, help them to design an Asthma Action Plan for the whole school in order to create:
Read more about building an asthma-friendly school where students can feel safe, secure and ready to learn. To learn more about Asthma and the Taking on Asthma initiative, visit our website!
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