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Caregiver Resources

General Parenting

  • KidsHealth
    Parent info on behavior, medical problems, safety, nutrition, etc. from Nemours Children's Hospital. Also has info/games for kids.
     

  • Sesame Street Parents
    A nice site brought to you by old friends at Children's Television Workshop with articles on activities for families, behavior and discipline, child development, health and safety, as well as education, family and community issues and reviews of books,etc.
     

Breastfeeding
 

 

Online Patient Education Sheets for Parents
 


Special Disease and Condition Resources

General information/support pages:

 

 

  • The Alliance of Genetic Support Groups
    A non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families who have genetic disorders with a toll-free helpline as a resource for consumers and professionals who are looking for genetic support groups and genetic services.

 

  • Needy Meds
    A listing, by drug company or specific drugs, of patient assistance programs for those families needing help with costs

 

 

Asthma and Allergy

Attention Deficit Disorder

 

Autism

Birth Defects

 

Blind Children

 

Cancer

Cerebral Palsy

 

Cleft Lip and Palate

Congenital Heart Disease and Arrhythmia

 

Congenital Syndromes

 

Cystic Fibrosis

 

Deafness/Hearing Loss

Death and the Terminally Ill Child

Dermatology (Skin) Conditions

Diabetes

Disabilities

Divorce

Down's Syndrome

Ear, nose and throat problems

Epilepsy

Food Allergy

Fragile X Syndrome

Gastrointestinal Conditions

Hemangioma and Vascular Birthmark

Hydrocephalus

Kidney Disease

Lice

Lead Poisoning Resource Centers
 

 

  • WNY LPRC – Rochester office

    • Central Region Office (Syracuse): covers Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins counties

  • CNY LPRC (for both Central and Eastern regions)

    • Eastern Region Office (Albany): covers Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren and Washington counties

  • Metropolitan/Hudson Valley LPRC

    • Eastern Region Office (Albany): covers Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren and Washington counties

Learning Disability

Mental Retardation

Multiple Births

Neurofibromatosis

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Organ Transplantation

Prematurity

Rare Diseases

Sexuality

  

Substance Abuse

 

Sickle Cell Anemia

 

Spina Bifida

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Seasonal Safety Resources


Bicycling Safety

Rollerblading Safety

Sun Safety


Miscellaneous - other health related and some fun sites