Helpful Links

Pediatric Information

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.

Ask the Pediatrician – View answers to questions submitted from parents and caregivers just like you!

AAP HealthyChildren.org – Site sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) that answers many questions that parents have – links from this site are provided throughout our website

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

http://safetynet.aap.org/

http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/?search=y&getfields=subject.description&q=internet+safety&site=kh&client=ms_p_en&output=xml_no_dtd&gsaRequestId=7457070404200936186&filter=0

Pediatric Nutrition

http://www.strong4life.com/

https://www.healthychildren.org/english/healthy-living/nutrition/pages/default.aspx

http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/center/fitness-nutrition-center.html?ref=search&WT.ac=msh-p-dtop-en-search-clk

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.foodallergyawareness.org – FAACT

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.cdc.gov/vaccines

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/index.html

http://www.vaccinesafety.edu/cc-hpv.htm

http://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/vaccine-education-center/vaccine-safety#.VyjQ1itMm73

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

www.nih.gov/icd or www.health.nih.gov – National Institute of Health’s general health information website