Teaching About Toxins

Chicago Asthma Consortium: www.chicagoasthma.org

The American Lung Association, Minorities and Air Pollution: www.lungusa.com/air/minority_factsheet.html

National Institute of Environmental Health Science: www.niehs.nih.gov/

“Open Airways For Schools: A School-Based Asthma Health Education Program for Children with Asthma.” Also available in Spanish under the title “Respiro abierto.” American Lung Association: 1992. Order from National Asthma Education Program, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Room 4A18, Bethesda, MD, 20892

Materials to Use with Children

“Aventuras del club de los detectives del plomo” (Adventures of the Lead Detectives Club), interactive website for children on preventing lead poisoning. www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/

De modo que tú también tienes asma , by Nancy Sander. Children’s book available in Spanish or English that describes what happens during an asthma attack. Distributed by Allen & Hanburys (a division of Glaxo Inc.), Five Moore Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

Todo acerca del asma , also available in English as All About Asthma . Children’s online book explaining what asthma is. Available at www.aaaai.org/patients/just4kids/all_about_asthma/asthma_spanish.pdf