If you have questions about your child's asthma, you should ask your child's physician. This page will list some other resources to help you understand asthma in children. This page includes a few links to other useful sources of information about asthma in children.
No attempt has been made to be all-inclusive.
The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the web page author take no responsibility for the accuracy of the Internet sites listed below.
Asthma Society of Canada provides helpful information about dealing with asthma
The Weather Network
provides information on pollen counts and a air pollution information in each
part of Canada
Daily information on air quality, by Ontario
city, is also available on the Ontario Air Quality Index and the Canadian Air Quality Health Index, by
want to know what respiratory viruses have been circulating recently, you can
look at the Public Health Agency of Canada
Association has links to many resources on their web site
Sites for Children
Can, the Children's Asthma Network, sponsored by the Child
Asthma Network Project, Calgary (Alberta) Health Region has an animated story
especially suited for young children, and links to many other asthma resources
The Asthma Initiative of Michigan has a good web site for
province of Ontario, Canada, you may call the Ontario Lung Association's Asthma
Action Program telephone line at 1-888-344-LUNG (5864) for more information on
asthma, or to obtain copies of the book "Asthma in Children," by Dr.
Tom Kovesi, which is based on this Web site.
for more information on asthma and free detailed, asthma teaching sessions you
The Ottawa-Carleton Lung Association.
Address: 2319 Saint Laurent Boulevard, Ottawa, ON K1G 4J8
Phone: (613) 230-4200
For more information,
you may call Telehealth Ontario at 1 (866) 797-0000.