American Academy of Pediatrics
The AAP was founded in 1930 by 35 pediatricians to serve as an independent forum to address children’s health needs. The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
The Baby Box Co. offers free online parenting classes from healthcare experts, and rewards for completing them—like onesies, burp cloths, and more. From safe sleep to nutrition to brain health, The Baby Box Co. Courses (formerly Baby Box University) has videos that will answer your questions and get you prepared.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Travel information
The American Academy of Pediatrics site for parent resources and information. Covering a wide range of topics this site offers a one stop resource for most parenting questions.
Easterseals is committed to the comprehensive health and well being of people with special needs. Services: early intervention, inclusive childcare, medical rehabilitation and autism services for young children and their families; transportation services, mental health and recovery programs, assistive technology, camp and recreation, caregiving support including respite.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness
Helps provide families with access to health care for children with special needs
Resources for parents with children who have disabilities
Rare Genetic Diseases in Children
The Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) provides the public with access to current, reliable, and easy-to-understand information about rare or genetic diseases in English or Spanish.
Ages and Stages Questionnaire
The Ages and Stages Questionairre is offered by Easterseals as a no cost online comprehensive and confidential screening tool to help guide and keep track of your child’s growth and development during these first five years.