Asthma-Friendly Links

National Asthma Education and Prevention Program
Telephone: (301) 592 - 8573
Internet: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov
Materials include:
• Managing Asthma: A Guide for Schools
• Asthma Awareness Curriculum for the Elementary Classroom
• Asthma and Physical Activity in the School
• Making a Difference: Asthma Management in the School (video)

Allergy and Asthma Network/ Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc.
Telephone: (800) 878 - 4403 or (703) 641 - 9595
Internet: http://www.aanma.org
Materials include:
• Breathing Easy with Child Care (booklet)
• School Information Package

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Telephone: (800) 822 - ASMA or (414) 272 - 6071
Internet: http://www.aaaai.org

American Academy of Pediatrics
Telephone: (800) 433 - 9016 or (847) 228 - 5005
Internet: http://www.aap.org
Materials include:
• Caring for Our Children: Health and Safety Guidelines for Child Care (book)

American Association for Respiratory Care
Telephone: (972) 243 - 2272
Internet: http://www.aarc.org

American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

Telephone: (800) 842 - 7777 or (847) 427 - 1200
Internet: http://allergy.mcg.edu

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Telephone: (800) 7 - ASTHMA or (202) 466 - 7643
Internet: http://www.aafa.org
Materials include:
• Asthma and Allergy Essentials for Child Care Providers (training program)

Healthy Kids: The Key to Basics
Educational Planning for Students with Asthma and Other Chronic Health Conditions
Telephone: (617) 965 - 9637
E-mail: erg_hk@juno.com
Materials include:
• Including Children with Chronic Health Conditions: Nebulizers in the Classroom

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Office of Communications and Public Liaison
Telephone: (301) 402 - 1663
Internet: http://www.niaid.nih.gov

Respiratory Health Association
Telephone: (312) 243-2000
Internet: www.lungchicago.org
Materials include:
• Asthma Action Plans (English/Spanish) and asthma fact sheets for parents and staff
• Asthma Facilitator training for Asthma Management presentations and Fight Asthma Now youth and teen program

Safer Pest Control Project
Telephone: (773) 878-7378
Internet: www.spcpweb.org
Materials include:
• Child Care resources (i.e. pesticides in child care, notification guidelines, IPM and child care law, etc) several materials provided in Spanish

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights, Customer Service Team
Telephone: (800) 421 - 3481 or (202) 205 - 5413
Internet: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OCR

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Indoor Environments Division

Telephone: (202) 233 - 9370
Indoor Air Quality Information Clearinghouse
Telephone: (800) 438 - 4318
Internet: http://www.epa.gov/iaq

Community Asthma Events and Education
Chicago Asthma Consortium Calendar
Respiratory Health Association Calendar