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Asthma Society Publications

Below is a list of the educational resources available from the Asthma Society of Canada. To order these publications, please fill out this order form and fax or mail it back. Asthma Society of Canada resources are available free of charge. For more information or to order by phone, call us toll-free at 1-866-787-4050.

NEW! Sara's Ready - September Asthma Peak Resource

Sara's Ready - September Asthma Peak

Asthma Society of Canada E-Newsletter
Published quarterly, this e-newsletter is an excellent source of information and practical tips for people living with asthma and their caregivers. It provides updates on current Canadian asthma research, information on new treatments, information on asthma triggers and how to avoid them, and seasonal tips and reminders. Sign up here for our free e-newsletter today.

Breath Easy:
Self Advocacy Guide for Canadians with Asthma

NEW! A handbook which will help guide you through complex healthcare systems and learn about the people who can help you control your asthma.

Asthma Basic Booklet Series
The Asthma Society of Canada has developed a series of booklets that provide Canadians with a stepwise approach to asthma management in a simple-to-understand format. The booklets are intended for individuals who have asthma.

Asthma Basics: Diagnosis
Discusses the diagnosis and testing, and answers common questions about asthma. It includes a checklist of questions the patient may wish to discuss with their doctor.
[English] [French] [Chinese] Download Only

Asthma Basics: Triggers
Discusses allergies, the allergic and non-allergic triggers and steps that can be taken to improve asthma control. It includes a checklist to use when planning changes to the home environment and a sample symptom journal/diary.
[English] [French] [Chinese] Download Only

Asthma Basics: Medication
Discusses the common medication classifications used to manage asthma. Includes a Family Physician Airways Group of Canada Asthma Action Plan.
[English] [French] [Chinese] Download Only

Asthma Basics: Kids
For kids 10 years and older. Fun, interactive booklet to teach kids about their asthma. Includes a school action plan for the teacher.
[English] [French] [Chinese] Download Only

NEW! Asthma Plan of Action Series

Asthma and Physical Activity: What Physical Educators and Coaches Need to Know (Download only).

Asthma in Schools: What Educators Need to Know (Download only).

Aboriginal Resources

NEW! Walking A Good Walk with Asthma
Discusses the common allergic and non-allergic triggers and steps that can be taken to control your asthma. This workbook has been designed for the First Nations community members and has information specifically relevant to these communities.

The Legend of Tahnee, The Wolf
Part of the Roaring Adventures of Puff child asthma curriculum. Download only – physical copies can be ordered from the Alberta Asthma Centre - English Only.

Breathe Series
These publications are commonly requested for community awareness events or placement in health care professional offices, wellness and asthma education centres, pharmacies, pulmonary function laboratories, and respiratory therapy, paediatric and emergency departments. They raise awareness about asthma and the Asthma Society of Canada's free service

Breathe Poster:

[English] [French]

Breathe Brochure:

[English] [French]  [Chinese]

These documents are available in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF), and can be opened with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you don't already have this software installed on your computer, you can download it by clicking on the graphic link below.

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Click here for tip sheets and information about potential asthma triggers in the Fall and Winter seasons.

Click here for information and a copy of an Asthma Action Plan and information about infants and children.

Click here for more information about Asthma and school.

Our newsletter keeps you up-to-date on asthma in a fresh and interesting way. Learn about the latest news and views. A good source for asthma and allergy tips.

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