The events which occurred on September 11, 2001 saddened and deeply concerned the pediatricians across NY State in regard to the effect on children.  The following websites will provide information on response to disasters and safety information helpful to both parents and pediatricians: 

                               American Academy of Pediatrics

                               AAP Offers Advice on Communicating with Children about Disasters

                               National Association for the Education of Young Children

                               Helping Children and Adolescents After a Disaster
                                                         (from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)