Asthma Resources and Programs in Spanish

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) offers many education resources in Spanish for people with asthma, their caregivers, and health care professionals.

Ally & Andy’s Activity Book

Las fabulosas actividades sobre asma y alergia de Ally y Andy

This coloring and activity book gives children and families a fun way to learn about the basics of asthma and food allergies in a story format. It has word finds, crossword puzzles, word scrambles, mazes, and other activities.

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Asthma Action Plan

Plan de acción para el asma

Everyone with asthma should have a written Asthma Action Plan. This individualized plan should be filled out with a person’s doctor and includes their asthma medicines, recognizing when symptoms get worse, and what to do in an emergency. Parents and caregivers can also share their child’s Asthma Action Plan with teachers, school nurses, and after-school care staff.

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Asthma During Pregnancy

El asma durante el embarazo

Pregnancy is an exciting and special time for parents-to-be. But people with asthma may worry about how their disease may affect their pregnancy and babies. Asthma is one of the most common medical concerns that occurs during pregnancy. This handout looks at asthma during pregnancy and how to keep asthma well-controlled. It also includes a pregnancy and lactation Asthma Action Plan.

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Asthma-Friendly Checklists

Asthma-Friendly Home Checklist (Hogar amigable para niños con asma)

This checklist helps with learning about and controlling asthma triggers. Following this checklist can help make a home asthma and allergy friendly. It provides a list of questions, trigger details, and steps to remove or reduce contact with the most common asthma triggers.

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Asthma-Friendly Child Care: A Checklist for Providers (Centro amigable para niños con asma)

Asthma is one of the leading chronic diseases in children. Each’s child’s asthma is different, so it is important to know each child’s asthma triggers and treatment plan. This checklist can be used by child care providers to make their settings safer and healthier for children with asthma and allergies. Parents can also use this checklist when looking for child care.

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Avoid the Flu

Evitar contagiarse de gripe

The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause inflammation, swelling, and narrowing of airways. If someone has asthma, it can trigger or worsen symptoms. This handout offers general facts about the flu and steps to take to prevent it.

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FeNO Tests to Monitor FeNO Levels

Prueba de FeNO para monitorizar los niveles de FeNO

Asthma is a chronic disease where a person’s airways become inflamed and swollen. FeNO testing, a type of lung function test, can help their doctor tell how much inflammation is in their lungs. It can also be used to rule out other conditions with asthma-like symptoms. This handout provides information on FeNO testing and how it can help in asthma management.

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How to Correctly Use Your Asthma Devices

Cómo usar correctamente sus dispositivos para el asma

Taking asthma medicine regularly and correctly is an important part of controlling asthma. Incorrect inhaler or nebulizer technique can keep asthma medicines from getting to a person’s lungs, which can make asthma harder to control. This guide outlines correct techniques for asthma medicine delivery, steps on cleaning asthma devices, and how to know when an asthma inhaler is empty.

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Respiratory Infections Symptom Chart

Cuadro de síntomas de infecciones respiratorias

Respiratory infections can make someone’s asthma worse. This respiratory illness symptom comparison chart can help determine if symptoms may be from asthma, allergies, or a respiratory illness such as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), COVID-19, the flu, or a cold.

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Wee Breathers™ Lesson Handouts

This Wee Breathers program is for health care professionals who teach parents and caregivers of young children about managing asthma. It can be used during home visits, one-on-one, or in group classes for parents in child care centers. There are seven sets of handouts to accompany the seven lessons found in the program. The lesson handouts are available in Spanish, but please note they do not include the full lessons.

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The full program is available in English only.


Wee Wheezers*

This program is for health care professionals who teach parents of young children about managing asthma. Through this program, parents learn how to find information, support, and how to talk to caretakers and doctors. The original program included: instructor’s manual, training guide, slides (PDF and PowerPoint), instructor video, companion video and handouts for parents and children.

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


You Can Control Asthma

This program gives children ages 6 to 12 and their families more self-confidence, knowledge, and skills to control asthma. “A Book for Kids” is at a third-grade reading level and helps children manage their asthma. “A Book for Families” is at a fifth-grade reading level and teaches parents how to help their child manage their asthma. Both books teach asthma management through pictures and activities.

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