Links and Resources

We have gathered some useful information from other websites on each of the following subjects.  Click the links below to find more information.

ADD/ADHD

Helpful website on ADHD
Resources for parents, teens, and children with ADHD
Explanation of the laws regulating scheduled medications
Helpful resources on how you can be an advocate for your child

Allergy and Asthma

Comprehensive website with information on asthma, allergies, and immune system diseases.
This non-profit advocates for those with food allergies.
Printable anaphylaxis plan to have at home, school, camps.

Autism

This non-profit advocates to improve the lives of all those affected by autism.
Local resources for parents affected by autism
A non-profit educational and advocacy organization.
A non-profit with information about autism spectrum disorders.

Car Seats and Bike Helmets

Safety instructions for car seats and booster seats from Children’s Hospital of Colorado
Comprehensive resources from the AAP.
A partnership between Toyota and Cincinnati Children's Hospital with a step- by-step guide to selecting and installing car seats.
A safety website from the government meant for parents of kids of all ages from infants to teen drivers
Get up to date information on crash ratings, recalls and more from this website.
Show your kids that safety is important with this handout.
Tips to make sure your child's helmet fits appropriately.

Constipation

Target these foods to help constipation.
Encopresis (soiling)

Divorce and Parenting

Preparing children and teens to thrive through both good and challenging times.

Dyslexia and Learning Disorders

Support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals with cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources.
A learning program for dyslexia.
A dyslexia learning program for parents and teachers.
Instructional services and solutions for teachers.
Language arts curriculum and teaching techniques.
An early intervention program for teaching reading, spelling, and handwriting in grades K-3. It prevents or addresses reading failure in learning disabled and struggling readers
Learning Ally's 1in5 is a safe place for students who have dyslexia to learn, share and connect.
The Susan Barton method for teaching students with dyslexia.
A national non-profit dedicated to helping students with print disabilities, including blindness, visual impairment and dyslexia
A website specifically about dyslexia

Eating Disorders

Multiple options for inpatient and outpatient treatment.
The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Inc. (ANAD) is a non-profit (501 c 3) organization working in the areas of support, awareness, advocacy, referral, education, and prevention.
NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.
Children’s Hospital of Colorado gives comprehensive information about eating disorders

Grieving Children

A national organization offering online and in-person support for those suffering a loss.

Lactation (breastfeeding Support)

1:18-2:18 are the best schematic of proper (and improper) latch per Dr. Julie Ware, CCHMC Breastfeeding Medicine.

Mental Health

Resources for parents and families regarding mental health and gun safety
Mental health services to children, adolescents and their families.
National Alliance on Mental Illness works with your community to raise awareness and provide support and education of mental illness.
Provides services for traumatized children and their families

Nutrition and Healthy Habits

My Plate uses imaging to demonstrate the 5 food groups needed to maintain health.
Healthy Active Living for Families AKA the HALF Project is an interactive tool for parents that provides age-appropriate advice on healthy eating, active play and parenting.
Strategies to improve our health.
Tips and information to help you eat smart and move more everyday!
Parenting at Mealtime and Playtime (PMP) is an interactive tool developed by the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics to help promote healthy nutrition and activity in young children. PMP will direct you to age-appropriate food choices and activities. You can even enter your child's age and PMP will periodically send you fun and healthy suggestions.

Poison Control

A 24 hour resource for concerns about exposures to poisons or drugs. Call 1-800-222-1222

Safety

Information about safe storage of firearms and suicide prevention.
Safety tips for your home and auto.
AAP resources on safety and prevention.
Information on the prevention of child abuse and how to promote the new Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline
A program to promote gun safety and education
A non-profit dedicated to the prevention of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Special Needs and Child Advocacy

Toilet training tips for children with special medical needs
The Centers for Disease Control website which has helpful information for caregivers of special needs patients.
Attorneys dedicated to advocating for individuals with special needs.
ACCO provides inclusive education, pathways to employment, and statewide family support programs to create opportunities and sustainable change for families across Colorado.
Resources for parents with children who have disabilities
Helps provide families with access to health care for children with special needs

Speech and Hearing Impaired

Resources for teachers and parents to teach and learn sign language.
Advocacy for resources and programs for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Communications and career counseling for the deaf and hearing impaired

Sports Medicine

A good resource about concussions and injuries for parents and coaches.
Information for families about youth sports and exercise.

Substance Abuse

Resources for treatment and recovery services

Teen Corner

Online safety.
Up to date information on causes, consequences, and prevention of online bullying.
Ken Ginsburg, MD from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia shares resources on helping to raise children and teenagers.
Tips such as cell phone contact for teens.
Resources for safe internet use.
Online child safety.
Tools to promote ethics, prevent fraud and abuse.
Get up to date on the risks of e-cigarettes.
Mental health tips for teens graduating high school from the AAP.

Tobacco Cessation Help

Travel Health

Search the "Traveler's Health" tab for travel tips by destination.
Pre- travel services for international travelers including vaccinations and medical consultations