Helpful Links


Helpful Website Links


General Websites:     Love and Logic parenting and educator resources   The American Academy of Pediatrics  The Band-Aids and Blackboards website is for teachers and families of children with medical issues. Features articles, stories, etc. This website includes thousands of resource references including disease- specific links. Be sure to visit this one. Caring Bridge offers free websites so that families and friends can easily communicate information about a child’s medical condition.  The National Center for Infectious Diseases is a great, unbiased resource for many diseases.  Filled with many excellent research based articles and resources for families. The US Food and Drug Administration provides excellent information about prescription drugs.   National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Library of Medicine is also another great, unbiased resource for diseases including genetic and non-infectious diseases. Resource for some of the quotations we used in the book.



Websites for Specific Medical Conditions:


Aids: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation


Allergies and Asthma: and 


Cancer: The American Cancer Society


Cerebral Palsy: United Cerebral Palsy


Cystic Fibrosis:, and


Diabetes: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation American Diabetes Association


Disabilities: Helping People with Disabilities


Down Syndrome: National Down Syndrome Society


Dwarfism:  Little People of America


Eating Disorders: National Eating Disorders Association


Epilepsy: Epilepsy Foundation


Hemophilia:  National Hemophilia Foundation


Leukemia: The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society


Muscular Dystrophy Association:


Obesity: American Obesity Association


Premature Births, Birth Defects and Low Birth-weight 


Sickle Cell Anemia: American Sickle Cell Anemia Association


Skin Diseases: American Academy of Dermatology






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