American Academy of Family
P.O. Box 11210
Shawnee Mission, KS 66207-1210
The website FamilyDoctor.org is sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians. It offers information on adult and child health conditions and healthy living. There are topics on medicines, doctor visits, physical and mental health issues, parenting, and more.
Brain Injury Association of America
1-800-444-6443 (703) 761-0750
The mission of the Brain Injury Association of America is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, research, education, and advocacy. The organization has a network of state and local chapters and support groups across the United States. Its website also has information on traumatic brain injury and a national directory of brain injury services.
BrainLine offers information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with traumatic brain injury. This group's website includes many multimedia options including "Ask the Expert," personal stories and videos, and webcasts about traumatic brain injury. BrainLine is also available in Spanish.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
This branch of the CDC seeks to
prevent injuries and violence and to reduce their consequences. The website has information on injuries, accidents, and situations that can lead to injuries. Topics include home and recreational safety, motor vehicle safety, violence prevention, and traumatic brain injury.
KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and
Nemours Home Office
10140 Centurion Parkway
Jacksonville, FL 32256
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.