Parent & Patient Resources

Download our Community Resources Handout for helpful information on a variety of local resources:

 

Community Resources Handout

Emergency Phone Numbers, Hotlines & Web Resources


 

Web Resources

The following links contain useful information on a variety of pediatric health topics

 

ADHD

www.chadd.org – Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

http://www.cdc.gov/parents/essentials/communication – Communicating with your child

Adolescence

www.teenshealth.org 

www.iwannaknow.org 

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Allergy/Asthma

www.foodallergy.org – The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network

www.aaia.ca – Allergy Food Groups

www.aafa.org – Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Autism

www.autismup.org – Local Autism Support Group

www.autismspeaks.org – Autism Speaks

www.autism-society.org – Autism Society

www.firstsigns.org – Early detection information

www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/index.html – CDC Autism Page

http://parenttoparentnys.org – Parent to Parent of NYS

http://www.educationandbehavior.com/story-about-going-to-the-doctor/ – Preparing for the Doctor Visit

Breast Feeding

www.llli.org – La Leche League International

http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT – Search safety of maternal medications and breastfeeding

Community Resources

www.Kidsthrive585.org – Rochester community resources

http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/quality/parents.htm – Special Education in NYS assistance

Drug Abuse Resources

http://www.combatheroin.ny.gov – NYS resource

Family History

https://familyhistory.hhs.gov/fhh-web/home.action – Create a family medical history to share with your doctor

For Kids

www.kidshealth.org 

General Topics

www.healthychildren.org – AAP Website

www.uptodate.com – UpToDate

www.cdc.gov – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

www.aap.org – American Academy of Pediatrics

www.familyvoices.org – Family Voices

www.nimh.nih.gov – National Institute of Mental Health

Immunizations

www.immunize.org –Immunization Action Coalition

www.cdc.gov/vaccines – Center for Disease Control and Prevention Vaccines &

www.vaccinesafety.edu – John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

www.vaccinateyourbaby.org Vaccinate your baby

Internet Safety

www.Netsmartz.org – National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Nutrition

www.choosemyplate.gov – USDA

www.Health.NY.gov/iChoose600  – Tips on how to use calorie counts on menus

 

Promoting Resilient Children and Safe Families – Support for Parents

www.ftnys.org – Parent Peer Support for Children with social, emotional or behavioral issues

www.fosteringresilience.com

www.instituteforsafefamilies.org

www.fatherhood.org

www.futureswithoutviolence.org/connected-parents-connected-kids (also can call 1-800-4ACHILD)

Safety and Recalls

www.cpsc.gov – United States Consumer Product Safety Commission

www.safekids.org – Safe Kids USA

Support Group Clearinghouse

www.healthfinder.gov – healthfinder.gov

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