Tools & Resources for Asthma & Allergies

AllerGen projects and partner organizations have produced materials that may be useful to you. Contact AllerGen at for details on any of the resources listed below.

AllerGen-supported TOOLS & RESOURCES

For individuals, families, communities & health professionals

Allergy Pals

Online mentorship program for kids with food Allergies (see news clip, Success Stories profile)

Asma: Como sentirse bien

Spanish-language asthma teaching flipchart

Asthma Pals

Online mentorship program for kids with asthma

Asthma Worsening Tool

A tool to help you tell if your asthma is getting worse & know what to do if it is

Circle of Care - Taking Control of Asthma

A fact sheet on asthma, triggers, & management

Kung Food

A food allergy app for youth

Preventing children’s seasonal asthma spikes: What parents, teachers and the public need to know — Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

A video recording of an AllerGen Café Scientifique

The Family Asthma Program

A CD of material to increase asthma management awareness among families

Taking Control of Your Asthma: E-modules for asthma management

An online educational tool on asthma management, facts, triggers, medication, & control

For educators, teachers & school administrators

Anaphylaxis in Schools: What Educators Need to Know

A free, bilingual resource available to schools across the country


Enlisting Provincial Health and Education to Adopt a School-Integrated, Collaborative Model for Children with Asthma: A Knowledge Translation Plan

How to Care for Students with Food Allergies: What Educators Should Know

An online training program for school personnel on the recognition and management of potentially life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis)

Preventing children’s seasonal asthma spikes: What parents, teachers and the public need to know — Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

A video recording of an AllerGen Café Scientifique

The Roaring Adventures of Puff

A school-based asthma education program

For aboriginal communities

The Legend of Tahnee, The Wolf Workbook

A child asthma education booklet

Walking A Good Walk with Asthma

An educational workbook designed by and for First Nation communities

Tool kit for asthma education in Aboriginal communities

Three brochures, a workbook, and a DVD

For policy-makers

Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Health

A Canadian Perspective on Scientific Evidence and Potential Exposure-Mitigation Strategies


Asthma & Allergy

Allergies Count, Too (ACT)

(Asthma Society of Canada)

Asthma & Allergy Info

(Children’s Allergy & Asthma Education Centre, Manitoba)

Allergic Diseases Resource Centre

(World Allergy Organization)

BREATHE: Building Respiratory Education and Awareness for First Nations, Inuit and Métis

Tools for Health Empowerment

(McMaster, Asthma Society of Canada)


The Four Seasons of Asthma

(Asthma Society of Canada)

Taking Control – Living Well with Severe Asthma: Booklet / Video

(Asthma Society of Canada)

Asthma Action Plan

(COPD & Asthma Network of Alberta)

Asthma Action Plans

(University of Calgary)

Asthma Diary

Track your asthma medications, activities, symptoms and peak flows

(University of Calgary)

Asthma Diagnosis Check List

Print and fill out this checklist and bring it with you on your next visit to the doctor

(University of Calgary)

Asthma Handbook

Written in a clear, easy-to-understand style

(Lung Association)

Asthma Management Tools for Primary Care

(Alberta Asthma Centre)

Breathe Easy – Self-Advocacy Guide for Canadians with Asthma

A 36-page handbook which will help guide you through complex healthcare systems and learn about the people who can help you control your asthma

(Asthma Society of Canada)

Device Education Sheets: Diskus, HandiHaler, MDI with pediatric spacer, MDI with spacer, Nasal Steroid Spray, Turbuhaler

(COPD & Asthma Network of Alberta)

Inhaler Training Videos

(Asthma Society of Canada)

Work-related Asthma

(McMaster University)

Asthma - children

All About Asthma

An interactive game for kids

(Sick Kids Hospital)


Join Dr. Eugene Airway and become an Asthma Agent. is an exciting way for kids to learn about their asthma


Kids Asthma Resources

(University of Calgary)

Airway Invaders

Kids’ asthma game


Asthma - youth

Air Square

Your source for everything about teen asthma. Teenagers, check out any of our six stores for helpful information on living with and managing your asthma.

Food allergies & anaphylaxis

For healthcare providers

Asthma Action Plan online program

(McMaster, Lung Association)

Canadian Respiratory Guidelines

(Canadian Thoracic Society)

Emergency Department Asthma Care Pathway

(McMaster, Lung Association)

Paediatric Emergency Department Asthma Care Pathway

(McMaster, Lung Association)

Spirometry A Clinical Primer

(McMaster, Lung Association)