National Institute of Neurological Disorders and
NIH Neurological Institute
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
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.
Children's Craniofacial Association
13140 Coit Road
Dallas, TX 75240
1-800-535-3643 (214) 570-9099
CCA is a nonprofit agency that helps address
the medical, financial, psychosocial, emotional, and educational concerns
relating to craniofacial conditions. CCA's services are for people who have facial
differences and for their families. The Web site has information on resources,
family networking, medical centers, and more.
The KidsGrowth website, created by pediatricians, has
children's health resources for parents and teens. It offers a free newsletter
and information about child development, behavioral issues, and illnesses. The
TeenGrowth interactive website (www.teengrowth.com) offers a secure
environment for teens to get valuable information on topics such as alcohol,
drugs, emotions, health, family, friends, school, sex, and sports.