Helpful Website Links
www.loveandlogic.com Love and Logic parenting and educator resources
www.aap.org The American Academy of Pediatrics
www.lehman.cuny.edu/faculty/jfleitas/bandaides The Band-Aids and Blackboards website is for teachers and families of children with medical issues. Features articles, stories, etc.
www.bravekids.org This website includes thousands of resource references including disease- specific links. Be sure to visit this one.
www.caringbridge.com Caring Bridge offers free websites so that families and friends can easily communicate information about a child’s medical condition.
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/ The National Center for Infectious Diseases is a great, unbiased resource for many diseases.
http://www.education.com Filled with many excellent research based articles and resources for families.
www.fda.gov/cder/drug/ The US Food and Drug Administration provides excellent information about prescription drugs.
www.nlm.nih.gov/ National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Library of Medicine is also another great, unbiased resource for diseases including genetic and non-infectious diseases.
www.quotationspage.com Resource for some of the quotations we used in the book.
Websites for Specific Medical Conditions:
Aids: www.pedaids.org Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation
Allergies and Asthma: www.aafa.org and www.aaaai.org
Cancer: www.cancer.org The American Cancer Society
Cerebral Palsy: www.ucp.org United Cerebral Palsy
Cystic Fibrosis: www.cff.org, www.cfri.org and www.esiason.org
Diabetes: www.jdrf.org Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
www.diabetes.org American Diabetes Association
Disabilities: www.easterseals.com Helping People with Disabilities
Down Syndrome: www.ndss.org National Down Syndrome Society
Dwarfism: www.lpaonline.org Little People of America
Eating Disorders: www.edap.org National Eating Disorders Association
Epilepsy: www.epilepsyfoundation.org Epilepsy Foundation
Hemophilia: www.hemophilia.org National Hemophilia Foundation
Leukemia: www.leukemia.org The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Muscular Dystrophy Association: www.mdausa.org
Obesity: www.obesity.org American Obesity Association
Premature Births, Birth Defects and Low Birth-weight www.marchofdimes.com
Sickle Cell Anemia: www.ascaa.org American Sickle Cell Anemia Association
Skin Diseases: www.aad.org American Academy of Dermatology
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