|American Academy of Pediatrics|
|141 Northwest Point Boulevard|
|Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098|
|Phone: ||(847) 434-4000|
|Fax: ||(847) 434-8000|
|Web Address: ||www.aap.org|
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers a variety of educational materials about parenting, general growth and development, immunizations, safety, disease prevention, and more. AAP guidelines for various conditions and links to other organizations are also available.
|P.O. Box 571272|
|Washington, DC 20057-1272|
|Phone: ||(202) 784-9770|
|Fax: ||(202) 784-9777|
|Web Address: ||www.brightfutures.org|
The Bright Futures Web site offers current information about health promotion and health care needs of infants, children, teens, families, and communities. Bright Futures is sponsored by the National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health at Georgetown University.
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Healthy Living|
|1600 Clifton Road|
|Atlanta, GA 30333|
|Phone: ||1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)|
|Web Address: ||www.cdc.gov/HealthyLiving|
This Web site has information about things you can do to help yourself and your family members be healthy. Topics address child development, physical activity, healthy eating, reproductive health, mental health, and more.
|KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and Teens|
|10140 Centurion Parkway North|
|Jacksonville, FL 32256|
|Phone: ||(904) 697-4100|
|Fax: ||(904) 697-4220|
|Web Address: ||www.kidshealth.org|
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It has a wide range of information about children's health, from allergies and diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
|National Center for Learning Disabilities|
|381 Park Avenue South|
|New York, NY 10016|
|Fax: ||(212) 545-9665|
|Web Address: ||www.ncld.org|
The National Center for Learning Disabilities provides up-to-date information about learning disabilities in adults, teens, and children. From the Web site you can access free newsletters and online talks from parents and experts in the field. Parents and professionals can find information on building skills, recognizing warning signs, and responding to young children's needs.
|National Institute of Child Health and Human Development|
|P.O. Box 3006|
|Rockville, MD 20847|
|Fax: ||1-866-760-5947 toll-free|
|Web Address: ||www.nichd.nih.gov |
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) is part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The NICHD conducts and supports research related to the health of children, adults, and families. NICHD has information on its Web site about many health topics. And you can send specific requests to information specialists.