FOR EDUCATORS
Asthma Videos

Children’s Health Fund and The Primary School are happy to announce the release of a new series of low-literacy, animated asthma education videos. The series includes a comprehensive video and three shorter segments that cover how the lungs work when a child has asthma, triggers, and medications. We encourage you to use these videos to engage and support families caring for children with asthma!  


Asthma: What You Need to Know

This video gives an overview of lung anatomy and what is happening in the body when a person has asthma. Learn about asthma attacks, triggers, and medications to help control asthma.  The video also includes messaging to promote healthy lifestyles children can have when their asthma is well-controlled. (7 minutes)


What is Asthma?

Learn about lung anatomy and what is happening in the body when a person has asthma. (2 minutes)


Asthma Triggers

Explore common asthma triggers and why it is important to manage asthma. (2 minutes)


Asthma Medications

Understand the difference between ‘reliever’ and ‘controller” medications and the need for each child to have an individualized medication plan. Learn why it is important to make sure schools have the right paperwork to help treat asthma in schools, especially in case of an emergency. (2 minutes)