Spina Bifida (cont.)
Other Places To Get Help
| Easter Seals|
|233 South Wacker Drive|
|Chicago, IL 60606|
|Fax: ||(312) 726-1494|
|TDD: ||(312) 726-4258|
|Web Address: ||www.easterseals.com|
Easter Seals provides information and services to help people with disabilities. Its programs include counseling, training, social clubs, camping, transportation, and referrals. Call for information on the nearest chapter or to receive a catalog of their publications and products.
| 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.
|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.
|March of Dimes|
|1275 Mamaroneck Avenue|
|White Plains, NY 10605|
|Phone: ||(914) 997-4488|
|Web Address: ||www.marchofdimes.com|
The March of Dimes tries to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and early death. March of Dimes supports research, community services, education, and advocacy to save babies' lives. The organization's website has information on premature birth, birth defects, birth defects testing, pregnancy, and prenatal care.
|Spina Bifida Association|
|4590 MacArthur Boulevard NW|
|Washington, DC 20007|
|Fax: ||(202) 944-3295|
|Web Address: ||www.sbaa.org|
The Spina Bifida Association of America is a voluntary health agency that provides information about spina bifida to parents and health professionals to promote public awareness, advocacy, and research. This organization produces written and audiovisual materials, including a newsletter and brochures covering topics such as latex allergy and folic acid.
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