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Teach Kids About Asthma and Food Allergies With AAFA’s Activity Book

 

Are you looking for a simple and fun way to help your child learn about asthma or food allergies? “Ally & Andy’s Awesome Asthma and Allergy Activities” book (available in English and Arabic) teaches children about asthma and food allergy basics through relatable characters, coloring pages, puzzles, and other activities you and your child can do together.

Currently, there are about 5.1 million children under 18 with asthma.1 It is the leading chronic disease in children.2 About 5.6 million children in the U.S. have food allergies.3 We offer this resource to help these children learn more about the diseases that affect them.

Through this book, children can know they aren’t alone. It shows them they can live a full, active life with asthma and food allergies. Additional resources for kids and parents are also included in this book.

You can download the book in PDF form for free. Feel free to share it with others to help us raise awareness.

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Updated May 2021

References
1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). 2019 National Health Interview Survey data. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Retrieved from: https://www.cdc.gov/asthma/nhis/2019/data.htm
2. Ferrante, G., & La Grutta, S. (2018). The Burden of Pediatric Asthma. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 6. https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2018.00186
3. Gupta, R. S., Warren, C. M., Smith, B. M., Blumenstock, J. A., Jiang, J., Davis, M. M., & Nadeau, K. C. (2018). The Public Health Impact of Parent-Reported Childhood Food Allergies in the United States. Pediatrics, 142(6). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2018-1235

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is the largest and oldest nonprofit patient organization dedicated to asthma and allergies. Our online community includes public blogs. To post a comment, you will need to register or sign in.

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