Your team should discuss your child’s career hopes early on (age 12 – 14 at latest). You should have realistic discussions. Some jobs may make asthma worse e.g. exposure to dust, chemicals or animals. Entry to the Armed forces is limited to those with no asthma symptoms for at least 4 years.
As they become teenagers they will be looking for control in their lives. Some may use asthma as a tool to gain control. Some may be in denial that they have asthma. Most don’t like to be different from other teenagers. Some teenagers forget or refuse to take regular inhalers for reasons above. This is […]
You should discuss your young person’s career hopes with them and the healthcare team early on (age 12 – 14 at latest). You should have realistic discussions as some jobs or occupations can affect their asthma. Entry to the armed forces is limited to those with no asthma symptoms for at least 4 years. Careers […]