| National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke|
|NIH Neurological Institute|
|P.O. Box 5801|
|Bethesda, MD 20824|
|Phone: ||(301) 496-5751|
|TDD: ||(301) 468-5981|
|Web Address: ||www.ninds.nih.gov|
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), a part of the National Institutes of Health, is the leading U.S. federal government agency supporting research on brain and nervous system disorders. It provides the public with educational materials and information about these disorders.
|American Association of Neurological Surgeons: NeurosurgeryToday.org|
|5550 Meadowbrook Drive|
|Rolling Meadows, IL 60008|
|Phone: ||1-888-566-AANS (1-888-566-2267)|
|Web Address: ||www.neurosurgerytoday.org|
NeurosurgeryToday.org is the public Web site of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. You'll find information about the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of conditions that affect the entire nervous system including the spinal column, spinal cord, brain, and peripheral nerves.
|870 Market Street|
|San Francisco, CA 94102|
|Fax: ||(415) 732-7044|
|Web Address: ||www.hydroassoc.org|
The goal of the Hydrocephalus Association is to ensure that families and individuals dealing with the complex issues of hydrocephalus receive personal support, comprehensive educational materials, and ongoing quality health care. This nonprofit group promotes the importance of medical research. And it has many services and resources for both members and nonmembers.
|National Hydrocephalus Foundation (NHF)|
|12413 Centralia Road|
|Lakewood, CA 90715-1653|
|Web Address: ||www.nhfonline.org|
The National Hydrocephalus Foundation (NHF) is a not-for-profit public service organization that aims to increase public awareness and knowledge of hydrocephalus. The organization also promotes and supports research on the cause, treatment, and prevention of hydrocephalus. In addition to providing the public with informational pamphlets, the NHF maintains a reference library and videos on hydrocephalus, offers support groups, and publishes the quarterly newsletter LIFE LINE.