Helpful Websites

Resources for Birth Defects and Chromosomal Problems:

  • Online Guide to Quitting Smoking
  • Pesticide Free Lice Treatment
  • KidsHealth.com – KidsHealth has separate areas for kids, teens and parents – each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone. There are literally thousands of in-depth features, articles, animations, games, and resources – all original and all developed by experts in the health of children and teens.
  • KidsGrowth.com – KidsGrowth is a unique website tailored specifically toward the concerns and interests of today’s parents. The site was developed and created by well-respected medical leaders in the field of pediatrics and adolescent medicine.
  • EveryDayKidz – A website for parents and caregivers of children who have asthma-related breathing problems.
  • HealthyChildren.org – a new family and parent friendly Web site from the American Academy of Pediatrics that offers reliable pediatric health information.
  • Start Healthy Stay Healthy from Gerber

Trustworthy Websites fro Developmental, Behavioral and/or Learning Problems:

  • AAP.org – high quality child care books and videos for parents (from the American Academy of Pediatrics). Go to “Search” and scroll down to “For parents”. Highly recommended brochures are in the sections dedicated to “Healthy Development” and”Behavioral and Mental Health”.
  • DBPEDS.org – downloadable informational handouts available (from the American Academy of Pediatrics). For a general handout, go to “Screening”, and view “10 Guidelines for Living with Children”.
  • AACAP.org – Numerous high quality, downloadable informational handouts without cost (from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry). Go to “For Families”.
  • KidsHealth.org – Searchable database on a wide range of health and developmental-behavorial topics (from the Nemours Foundations, Kids Health).
  • ASHA.org – Speech-language and hearing problems (from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association).
  • LDAAmerica.org – Learning disabilities and attention problems.
  • FirstSigns.org – Autism spectrum disorders.
  • UCP.org – Motor disorders (from United Cerebral Palsy). Go to “Parenting and Families”.