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Education is a key component of asthma management. Use the links below to test your asthma knowledge and to learn about the books, asthma diaries and four zone asthma action plans we have developed in English and Spanish. Some of these asthma aids, such as the Asthma Learning Tool (Asthma Quiz) and the four zone Asthma Action Plans, can be downloaded free of charge.

You should also look at our Schools section. It contains free, downloadable Asthma Emergency Guides that you can print out and give to teachers and school nurses. Using them, teachers can assess the severity of an asthma episode and call for help when it is needed. This section also describes the rights of students with asthma and what you can do to make sure your child’s school is asthma-friendly.

If you already know a lot about asthma, you may want to read the articles in our Health Professional and Disease Management pages.

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