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A Higher Education in Self-Management: Sending Your Teen With Asthma to College

AAFA Community Services ·
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has created a series of videos for teens with asthma who will be starting college or are in their first year. Each animated video is short and easy to understand.
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You’re Invited: Virtual Film Screening and Panel Discussion on “Asthma Alley”

AAFA Community Services ·
Join the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), American Lung Association, Allergy & Asthma Network and GroundTruth Films for a virtual film screening of “Asthma Alley,” a short documentary that follows a young teen with asthma and her classmates in the South Bronx, a neighborhood known for extraordinarily high rates of asthma.
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Managing Asthma in 2021 (Video and Resources)

AAFA Community Services ·
Update: If you missed the webinar, we added the video below. We also included some resources on additional information discussed in the webinar. Understanding the Latest Asthma Management Guidelines The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) hosted a webinar on May 25, 2021, on the latest asthma management guidelines from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). The webinar was presented by: John James, MD, board-certified allergist, President of Food Allergy Consulting...
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Re: Managing Asthma in 2021 (Video and Resources)

andrew robins ·
An issue that presents a significant challenge for my asthmatic wife is the inability to receive any kind of protection against being seated near pets on an airplane. With the growth in pet ownership during COVID and the increase in pet owners travelling with their pets, the situation is ever more concerning. The airlines have not put forward an approach to this issue that respects the interests of allergic passengers and point to the Americans with Disabilities Act as a basis for not...
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Re: Managing Asthma in 2021 (Video and Resources)

JR ·
@andrew robins Those are all legitimate concerns. Ensuring the safety of people with asthma and allergies while traveling on planes is one of AAFA’s major concerns. The ADA actually does not regulate air travel discrimination, but the Air Carrier Access Act does. AAFA advocates on these issues as a member of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Disabilities Advocacy Working Group. AAFA was actively engaged with the DOT rule making last year, “ Traveling by Air with Service Animals ,”...
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