Asthma Support (Childhood)

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that makes it harder to move air in and out of your lungs. It can start at any age. The airways in the lungs are more sensitive when exposed to certain triggers (things that make your asthma worse). 

NEW! 'Breathe 1-2-3' - a virtual asthma education pilot workshop

Participate in pilot testing our new 'Breathe 1-2-3' Asthma Education Program. (Open to children aged 8 to 10 with physician-diagnosed asthma)


More childhood asthma resources

Watch our Childhood Asthma Video Guide for Parents & Caregivers.

Download information on What You Should Know About Asthma in EnglishChinese, and Punjabi 

Download Asthma Action Plans for Children (ages 1-5 and 6-18). Action plans help patients take control of their asthma, know when to adjust their medications and decide when to seek urgent care. Well-controlled asthma can reduce hospitalizations, emergency visits, urgent physician visits and missed school days.

Find here a comprehensive list of BC Pediatric Asthma Clinics. 

Watch our World Asthma Day Talk 2021 Webinar Recording. (BC asthma experts addressed the latest findings on diagnosis and treatment for children/adults)

 

 

 

Page Last Updated: 11/04/2022