American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The Michigan Primary Care Association's Program is a grassroots initiative to outreach and enroll children across the state of Michigan in two free and low-cost health insurance programs, Healthy Kids and MiChild.http://www.mpca.net/enroll.html American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry website includes a parent resource center with “quick tips for busy parents” on ways to keep children’s teeth healthy including information on recommended types of toothbrushes and toothpastes, visiting the dentist and more. In addition, the site includes links to other resources and outside links regarding children’s dental health.http://www.aapd.org/parents/ KidsHealth -
Kids Health is a website designed to provide information about kids that is free of “doctor speak.” The site includes information on children’s health, behavior and development from birth to the teen years. KidsHealth includes three separate sites, one for parents, one for kids and one for teens.http://kidshealth.org/index.html Healthy Children -
The Healthy Children's website is sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics and provides information on development, healthy living, safety and prevention, health issues and more. Healthy Children website now also has a symptom checker. http://www.healthychildren.org
(or for the symptom checker click on the 'tips and tools' tab and then choose 'symptom checker.') Public Health Nutrition Services -
Oakland County Health Division's Nutrition Services works to establish healthier eating habits by individuals. They offer programs and services for nutrition information, nutrition counseling, and resources to other health related community resources. Visit their website for a Nutrition Services Community Resource Guide.http://www.oakgov.com/health/program_service/nutr_about.html
Celebral Palsy Guidance - This organization shares educational materials to families and individuals affected by cerebral palsy, including information about different therapies, treatment options, and financial resources.
Celebral Palsy Symptoms - Cerebral palsy is the most common physical disability in childhood, with a child being born with CP every hour. The goal of http://www.cerebralpalsysymptoms.com/ is to raise awareness globally for cerebral palsy and other birth injuries.