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Useful Links

The Children's Advocacy Project lists many social service agencies for families who need help. It includes after school programs, mental health, teen resources, and many useful handouts.
Site of the Education Law Center of Pennsylvania which can help you understand and negotiate public education systems for your child.

Dedicated sites for kids, teens, and adults with valuable information from The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network.
Site of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology. One can find lots of information about asthma and allergy here.
The Allergy & Asthma Network (Mothers of Asthmatics) helps parents and children cope with allergies and asthma.

Attention Deficit Disorder
Support and resources for children and adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
Facts about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder from the National Institute of Mental Health.

A popular resource for nursing mothers; includes information on child health topics.
Maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; excellent breast feeding site that starts with the basics and answers many common questions about technique, benefits, concerns, pumping, storing, and more.
This user-friendly site provides breastfeeding advice, handouts, and practical information.
International breastfeeding organization provides support for feeding your newborn and infant, as well as many other resources for breastfeeding. Text is available in many languages.

Children and Teens
The American Academy of Pediatrics website offers valuable advice on a wide variety of health and child-rearing topics.
The American Dental Association site which has good information about fluoride, cavities and more for parents.
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry which provides information about mental health disorders and resources for children and teens.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website provides a wealth of information about many health topics.
The US Department of Health and Human Services site for children. It has various topics for parents and children and many links to other sites.
Provides online health information and resources for parents and teens.
Information for parents, kids, and teens from Nemours Foundation.
Information for and by teens delivered in teen-friendly messages from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.

FDA site provides information on food safety, nutrition, and cosmetics.
Interactive tools from the U.S. Department of Agriculture help teach parents and children about nutrition and healthy food choices.

American Association of Poison Control Centers offers important information for poison safety and education.
This National Pesticide Information Center provides information on pesticides to help you make informed decisions about pesticide use.
Learn about recalled toys and other products from the Consumer Products Safety Commission.
This site gives practical information about making your home safe by going through each room showing the dangers and solutions.
A site dedicated to preventing childhood injury. It has great safety guidelines for car seats, fire safety and poison prevention as well as links for recalls, car seat installation and more.

Check this site before traveling abroad for important information on health-related topics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Specific information about immunizations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Reliable, accurate information about vaccines and the diseases they prevent from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Independent assessments of vaccines and vaccine safety plus educational information provided by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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