Resources for Parents and Families of Premature Infants
Welcome to the home page of the Autism Speaks website. Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, grandparents of a child with autism. Since then, Autism Speaks has grown into the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization.
The Autism Society relies upon the tremendous work and support of our local and state affiliates throughout the nation. Local and state affiliates are the primary approach through which the Autism Society helps individuals and families throughout the United States. Each local or state affiliate adheres to the highest standards of excellence.
Home page for Cerebral Palsy. CDC estimates that an average of 1 in 303 children in the U.S. have CP.
UCP affiliates provide services and support on a community-by-community basis, serving the unique needs of people with disabilities in their region. Find your local affiliate UCP educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities.
As you watch your child grow, remember that each child develops at his or her own pace and the range of normal is quite wide. However, it is helpful to be aware of red flags for potential developmental delays in children. These delays are significant lags in one or more areas of emotional, mental, or physical growth.
Type 1 diabetes in children is a condition in which your child's pancreas no longer produces the insulin your child needs to survive, and you'll need to replace the missing insulin. Type 1 diabetes in children used to be known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes in children is a chronic condition that affects the way your child's body metabolizes sugar (glucose). Type 2 diabetes is a disease more commonly associated with adults. In fact, it used to be called adult-onset diabetes. But type 2 diabetes in children is on the rise, fueled largely by the obesity epidemic.
Hearing loss can affect a child's ability to develop communication, language, and social skills. The earlier children with hearing loss start getting services, the more likely they are to reach their full potential. If you are a parent and you suspect your child has hearing loss, trust your instincts and speak with your child's doctor.
ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 182,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.
USA.gov can help you start your search for government information by topic and agency.
A federal government website managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244
The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) is one of six centers within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). CMCS serves as the focal point for all national program policies and operations related to Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Home Page for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health coverage to eligible children, through both Medicaid and separate CHIP programs. CHIP is administered by states, according to federal requirements. The program is funded jointly by states and the federal government.
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New Questions and Answers Regarding Inclusion of English Learners with Disabilities in English Language Proficiency Assessments and Title III Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives. This guidance document is on the inclusion of English Learners (ELs) with disabilities in English language proficiency (ELP) assessments under Titles I and III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended ( ESEA).
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a division of the Department of Health & Human Services. We promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities with partnerships, funding, guidance, training and technical assistance.
For current information on the Department's plans for preschool and early learning, visit www.ed.gov/early-learning. Select a link below to jump to the relevant page section. 1. Early Childhood Initiative The years before a child reaches kindergarten are among the most critical in his or her life to influence learning.
Babies born early have their own set of challenges to face. And if you're parenting a preemie, you'll need specialized information on your baby's health, development, feeding, and care. We are here to lend a helping hand with the journey of raising a healthy premature baby.
The Gift of Life is an Orlando, FL - based 501(c)3 non-profit corporations that provides support to parents and families who have #preemies in the #NICU. We provide care packages and emotional support both during and after the NICU stay.
CaringBridge started as one person helping friends in a time of need. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and a technology service, we serve over 300,000 people a day.
Helping people with disabilities gain greater independence.
Lions Clubs have provided resources for the blind for nearly 100 years. A local club near your community may sponsor a program that provides assistance for the purchase of glasses, hearing aids, health-related services, scholarships or educational needs.
Millions of people have called 2-1-1, the nationwide resource and information helpline. What will it do for you? call211.org
The American Medical Association (AMA) helps physicians help patients by uniting physicians nationwide and medical students to work on the most important professional and public health issues.
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Public health improves quality of life, extends life expectancy, reduces human suffering and saves resources over the long term. Donate today and help APHA promote and protect the health of all people by creating the healthiest nation in one generation. APHA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Everyone faces stress, pressures or problems at times that can seem overwhelming. Our team of counseling and coaching professionals understand how hard it can be to reach out for help, yet we know from experience that the decision to face a problem directly is always a decision of strength.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Registered Marriage and Family Therapy Interns are specifically trained to address the full spectrum of individual, couple, and family issues. Each family is made of unique individuals with specific needs and a marriage and family therapist is expressly and uniquely trained to focus on considering not only the individuals needs of family members but the needs of the family system as well.
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National peer support & resource navigation for parents of preemies, special needs & loss
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You found us because you or someone you care about is facing the uncertainty and overwhelm that comes with a premature birth. We know the roller coaster that parents of premature babies face. Our twins, Graham and Reece, where born 15 weeks prematurely on Thanksgiving Day 2006.
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We provide vital guidance and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Information on causes, treatment, financial assistance, and more.