The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome is a
worldwide nonprofit organization that provides information to professionals and
parents about recognizing and preventing this form of child abuse.
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.
American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098
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.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
1250 Maryland Avenue SW, Eighth Floor
Washington, DC 20024
The Child Welfare Information Gateway is a national
resource for people seeking information about how to prevent, identify, and
treat child abuse and neglect. The website has information about family
support services, fostering and adopting a child, and child welfare issues.
There are also links for many toll-free crisis hotline numbers.
The Shaken Baby Alliance supports families and
professionals in the fight against Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma and
other forms of child abuse. The Alliance offers printed materials and support
services by phone.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
February 20, 2013
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