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
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.
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
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.
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
March 18, 2013
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