When choosing the right summer camp for your child with allergies or asthma, it’s not just about whether they prefer horseback riding to sailing. It’s more about figuring out what kind of program best fits your child’s medical needs related to allergy and asthma symptoms.

“Parents and kids alike who are dealing with asthma or severe allergies need to know there’s a good fit and that the child’s medical needs are being met,” says allergist J. Allen Meadows, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). “Take the time to research camps you think your child will enjoy and ask the hard questions to make sure your child will be well cared for.”

 

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