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Easter Seals
233 South Wacker Drive
Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 1-800-221-6827
Phone: (312) 726-6200
Fax: (312) 726-1494
TDD: (312) 726-4258
Web Address:

Easter Seals provides information and services to help people who have disabilities. Its programs include counseling, training, social clubs, camping, transportation, and referrals. Call to find out about the chapter nearest to you. Or call to receive a catalog of Easter Seals publications and products.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
NIH Neurological Institute
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD  20824
Phone: 1-800-352-9424
Phone: (301) 496-5751
TDD: (301) 468-5981
Web Address:

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
Nemours Home Office
10140 Centurion Parkway
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Phone: (904) 697-4100
Web Address:

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:

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
Suite 250
Washington, DC 20007-4226
Phone: 1-800-621-3141
Phone: (202) 944-3285
Fax: (202) 944-3295
Web Address:

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.

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: March 18, 2013
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