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What can I expect from the school? How can school help?

Keren Chansky Suberri, Ph.D., ABPP
  • School staff members should learn asthma basics and how asthma is best managed. 

  • All of your child's teachers should be familiar with 
    • your child's Asthma Action Plan and  
    • where your child's Quick Relief ("Yellow Zone") medications are kept.

  • Your child's teacher or school nurse should help educate your child's classmates about asthma

The following are helpful resources about asthma developed for schools: