Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Resources
Patient Family Education
Applying for Pennsylvania Medical Assistance (PAMA)
This resource from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia describes how to apply for PA medical assistance as secondary insurance.
Family Medical Leave Act: Protect Your Job While You are Caring for Your Child
This resource from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia describes the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), who is eligible and how to apply.
FAQs about 504 Plans
This resource from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia provides information on 504 plans, which ensure reasonable accommodations for children who qualify.
Breathe Easy: Caring for Your Child with a Tracheostomy
Learn how to care for your child's tracheostomy in our book Breathe Easy.
Allergy & Asthma Network
The Allergy & Asthma Network provides educational materials on asthma and allergy for parents, kids and schools.
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
AAAI is an international society for patients and healthcare professionals that provides expert resources including condition content, advocacy tools and more.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The AAP is committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology provides information and resources about allergies and asthma for patients and families.
American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research.
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
ATS is the world's leading medical association dedicated to advancing the clinical and scientific understanding of pulmonary diseases, critical illnesses and sleep-related breathing disorders.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC is dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury and disability.
ChILD Foundation provides compassionate support, education and hope to children and families affected with children’s interstitial and diffuse lung disease.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
CFF is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. Find information about CF, including treatment and research and how you can get involved.
CysticFibrosis.com is a social health community of patients and families from all over the world, sharing experiences with CF.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
This website provides health and research topics about allergy and infectious diseases, health and research areas of study at NIAID.