KidsDoc Symptom Checker – Is your child sick? Whether you’re on the go or at home, this interactive tool will help you know what to do next. The care guides help parents make smart decisions on what level of care (if any) is needed and how to provide speedy symptom relief for minor illnesses or injuries you can manage on your own.
The Center for Disease Control – Reliable information on the latest health news and medical information.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Atlanta’s premier healthcare organization dedicated to the health and welfare of our children.
Attention, Learning and Mental Health Information
http://www.additudemag.com/ – strategies and support for ADHD and Learning differences
https://www.understood.org/en – for learning and attention issues
https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/special-services – understanding special services offered by schools including 504 plans, IEP and how to prepare for school meetings
Internet Safety Information
Food Allergy Information
https://www.foodallergy.org/ – great information on food allergies and the most current research
http://www.foodallergy.org/file/field-guide.pdf – very helpful packet for newly diagnosed patients
http://www.allergykids.com – Allergy Kids
http://www.foodallergy.org – FARE
http://www.foodallergykidsatl.org – Food Allergy Kids of Atlanta
Substance Abuse Information
http://www.samhsa.gov/ – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service and Education
Reliable websites to obtain vaccine information:
www.immunizationinfo.org – National Network for Immunzation Information (NNii)
www.cdc.gov/travel – CDC’s website for information on travel vaccines and other traveler’s health related information
Other trustworthy websites:
http://www.babysfirsttest.org/ – For newborn screening.
www.medlineplus.gov – National Library of Medicine website on almost all medically related topics