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Elementary School Asthma Education Program
The Canadian Children’s Asthma Society has developed an Elementary School Asthma Education Program that helps educate children in the age range of 7 to 9 years old on Asthma and how to support fellow classmates who may have Asthma. The program involves a one hour presentation to students at participating elementary schools across Canada.  The program includes age appropriate level videos explaining: what is Asthma, its effects on children who have been diagnosed with Asthma, and what to do in an emergency situation when a fellow classmate is having an Asthma attack. Each child will receive a detailed information brochure with Asthma information and contact information for the Society if they would like to access further programs or assistance.
DUE TO COVID-19 Health Related & Safety Issues NO
Elementary School Asthma Education Classes are scheduled at this time.


Community Asthma Education Clinics
The Clinics help educate the general public on the effects of Asthma and how to help and support individuals with Asthma.  The Clinics mainly focus on supporting children with Asthma. The clinics will also educate about the different medications and puffers, and the various medical equipment used to help children with Asthma. The community sessions are 2 hours long and coordinated for groups of adults and children of no more than 10 people. This program is offered free of charge to the general public and are held at a general central known public location that has full accessibility (I.e. public libraries, community centres or public school).  The program will have sessions during the Fall and the Spring.
DUE TO COVID-19 Health Related & Safety Issues NO
Community Asthma Education Clinics are scheduled at this time.

National Asthma Education & Awareness Program
The National Asthma Education & Awareness Program helps educate the general public on Asthma and how to treat it and supports the  children who have been diagnosed with Asthma. The Canadian Children`s Asthma Society achieves this through the Society’s website, Facebook page, and various published brochures, advertising and articles in local and national community publications, online videos, and other media sources.


Family Counselling Services
The Society offers private counselling services with the assistance of certified Respiratory Therapists and other professionals in the field and study of human lungs and the respiratory system, to the families and children that are in need of assistance.  The services will are available free of cost to those in need. This program runs continuously throughout the year.
Due to COVID-19, no counselling services are provided at this time.

 
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