Asthma and Allergy Essentials for Child Care Providers©

CONTACT: Susan Sweitzer, AAFA Maryland-Greater Washington, DC, (410) 484-2054

NCAC has partnered with the  to bring this course to the greater Washington, DC area. This three-hour interactive program from the Maryland-Greater Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America, available in English and Spanish, gives child care providers tools and information to care for children with asthma and allergies in a safe and healthy environment and reflects the most current standards for managing asthma. AAFA Maryland-Greater Washington, D.C. developed this program and trained NCACís instructors.

During the interactive course, a trained instructor assists participants to:

Key Benefits

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

In addition to receiving a certificate of attendance and educational credits where appropriate, each participant will receive a folder containing:

Who Should Attend

Child care centers, family or home child care settings, Head Start programs, preschools, nursery schools, or any other professional who educates and cares for young children with asthma and allergies.