Resources

Helpful Links

Below is a list of helpful website links we've gathered for your convenience and our notes about each

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
    www.aap.org
    This site provides information on carseat, airbag, and seatbelt safety, current immunization schedule, physician referrals, child care books and many position statements of the AAP on various topics.
  • General Pediatric Topics (From American Academy of Pediatrics)
    www.healthychildren.org
  • Kids Health (Educational Health Site for Parents & Children)   
    www.kidshealth.org
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology  
    www.aaaai.org
  • Food Allerges  
    www.foodallergy.org
    www.allergykids.com
  • Diabetes Information  
    www.diabetes.org
    www.childrenwithdiabetes.com
  • Center for Disease Control (CDC)
    www.cdc.gov
    www.cdc.gov/vaccines
    This site provides information on immunizations, lead poisoning, "Health Information from A to Z", traveler's health, and poisoning prevention.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
    www.cpsc.gov
    This site provides information on product recalls, and has an interactive safety page for children.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    www.epa.gov
    This site provides information on lead, drinking water, pesticides, asbestos and other topics affecting your child's health. There is also an interactive home page just for children.
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    www.fda.gov
    This site provides information on immunizations, medications, and food safety, along with an interactive home page for children.
  • Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)
    www.immunize.org
    This site allows user to download and print vaccine information statements (VIS), containing pertinent facts about immunizations.
  • Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Chicago
    www.injuryfree.org/chicago
    This site offers many useful links to programs and hospitals.
  • Kids In Danger
    www.KidsInDanger.org
    This non-profit organization is dedicated to protecting babies and young children from unsafe products.
  • Children's Memorial Hospital
    www.childrensmemorial.org
    This site provides information about the hospital, maps to all satellite locations, activities for children, current research, and patient education classes.
  • Evanston Hospital (ENH)
    www.enh.org
    This site provides information about the hospital and patient education classes.
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH)
    www.nmh.org
    This site provides information about the hospital and physician referrals.
  • National Network for Immunization Information
    www.immunizationinfo.org
  • Children’s Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation
    www.cdhnf.org
  • Celiac Disease
    www.celiac.org
  • Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children
    www.clocc.org
  • USDA Dietary Guidelines
    www.mypyramid.gov
  • Car Seat Information
    www.seatcheck.org
  • National Highway Safety Administration
    www.nhtsa.gov
  • Poison Control
    www.aapcc.org
  • Traveler’s Health
    www.cdc.gov/travel
  • National Institute of Mental Health
    www.nimh.nih.gov
  • Learning Disabilities
    www.ldanatl.org
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    www.cdc.gov
  • Autism Speaks
    www.autismspeaks.org
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Health
    www.aacap.org
  • Children & Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    www.chadd.org
  • Pediatric Dentistry
    www.aapd.org
  • Chicago Area Adoption Support
    www.caffa.org
  • National Association for Down Syndrome (Based in Wilmette, Il)
    www.nads.org
  • National Down Syndrome Society
    www.ndss.org
  • Information regarding children’s needs in a divorce situation
    http://www.helpguide.org/mental/children_divorce.htm