Programs

Spanish Educational Programs for Teaching Patients

AAFA offers many patient education programs in Spanish for all ages. You can download many items below for free. You can order others through AAFA. 

The following programs are for healthcare professionals who teach patients how to manage their asthma and allergies:

Asthma Basics for Children
Asthma Brochures in Spanish
Asthma-Friendly Home – A Checklist for Families
Asthma-Friendly Child Care – A Checklist for Child Care Providers
Wee Breathers™
Wee Wheezers
You Can Control Asthma
 

Asthma Basics for Children

Asthma Basics for Children

This program is for health professionals who teach both early childhood teachers and parents of young children to manage asthma. Early childhood teachers learn how to create an asthma program at their childcare centers. Activities help teach preschool children about asthma. The program has an instructor’s guide, a handbook for early childhood educators and a parent handbook. 

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Asthma Brochures in Spanish

Asthma Brochures in Spanish

This series in Spanish has basic information about managing asthma, written in simple terms.

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  • Brochure 1: ¿Que Es Asma? (What is Asthma?) 
  • Brochure 2: Lo que Usted Necesita Saber Sobre las Medicinas para el Asma (What You Need to Know about Medicines for Asthma) 
  • Brochure 3: Plan para el Control de los Activadores del Asma (Asthma Trigger Control Plan) 
  • Brochure 4: Medidores de Potencia Respiratoria (Peak Flow Meters) 

 

Asthma-Friendly Home – A Checklist for Families

This asthma trigger checklist is easy for families to use. It helps you find and control your child’s asthma triggers at home. It has simple ideas to help you get rid of or reduce your child’s asthma triggers.
Asthma-Friendly Home – A Checklist for Families (Spanish)

 

Asthma-Friendly Child Care – A Checklist for Child Care Providers

This asthma trigger checklist is easy for child care providers to use. It helps them find and control asthma triggers in their child care center. It can help staff keep their place healthy for the children they serve. Parents can also use this checklist when looking for child care.
Asthma-Friendly Child Care – A Checklist for Providers (Spanish)  

 

FeNo Tests to Monitor FeNo Levels

Asthma is a chronic disease where your airways become inflamed. FeNO testing, a type of lung function test, can help your doctor tell how much inflammation is in your lungs. It can also be used to rule out other conditions with asthma-like symptoms. The results of this test can help you and your doctor find the best treatment plan to manage your asthma. Download this FREE PDF to learn more about FeNO testing.

FeNo Tests to Monitor FeNo Levels (Spanish)

 

Wee Breathers™ FREE TO DOWNLOAD

This interactive program is for health professionals who teach parents of young children about managing asthma. Use it during home visits, one-on-one or in group classes for parents in child care centers. It has:

  • An instructor’s guide
  • Seven lessons on asthma management
  • A home asthma trigger checklist
  • An asthma trigger checklist for child care centers
     

All handouts for families come in English and Spanish. They are at a sixth-grade reading level or lower. 

Instructor’s Guide – English Download PDF

Asthma-Friendly Home – A Checklist for Families–English  Download PDF
Asthma-Friendly Home – A Checklist for Families–Spanish  Download PDF

Asthma-Friendly Child Care – A Checklist for Providers–English  Download PDF
Asthma-Friendly Child Care – A Checklist for Providers–Spanish  Download PDF

Lesson 1 – Asthma Basics – English Lesson and Handouts  Download PDF
Lesson 1 – Asthma Basics – Spanish Handouts  Download PDF

Lesson 2 – Asthma Triggers – English Lesson and Handouts  Download PDF
Lesson 2 – Asthma Triggers – Spanish Handouts  Download PDF

Lesson 3 – Controlling Asthma Triggers – English Lesson and Handouts  Download PDF
Lesson 3 – Controlling Asthma Triggers – Spanish Handouts  Download PDF

Lesson 4 – Asthma Medicines – English Lesson and Handouts  Download PDF
Lesson 4 – Asthma Medicines – Spanish Handouts  Download PDF

Lesson 5 – Asthma Action Plan – English Lesson and Handouts  Download PDF
Lesson 5 – Asthma Action Plan – Spanish Handouts  Download PDF

Lesson 6 – Communicating with the Asthma Team – English Lesson and Handouts  Download PDF
Lesson 6 – Communicating with the Asthma Team – Spanish Handouts  Download PDF

Lesson 7 – Asthma Management Goals – English Lesson and Handouts  Download PDF
Lesson 7 – Asthma Management Goals – Spanish Handouts  Download PDF

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Wee Wheezers*

This program is for health professionals who teach parents of young children about managing asthma. Parents learn how to find information and support. It also teaches them how to talk to caretakers and doctors. Parents go to four group sessions. Children join the last two sessions. The original kit included: instructor’s manual, training guide, slides (PDF and PowerPoint), instructor video, companion video and handouts for parents and children.

‚Äč*These educational items are retired; however if you have any questions about these materials, please contact us at .

 

You Can Control Asthma  

This program is for health professionals who teach school-age children and their families about managing asthma. An implementation guide tells how to use the booklets in clinical, community, school and home settings. The program also has booklets for children and their parents. It teaches asthma management through pictures and activities. The book for kids is at a third-grade reading level. It helps them make choices and feel in control of their asthma. The book for families is at a fifth-grade reading level. It helps parents help their child manage their asthma.

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