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Alternative Therapies for Developmentally Disabled and Brain Injured Children
"Our goal is to provide the most comprehensive site available for the discussion of medical and physical therapies for the treatment of brain injured children, hence creating a networking structure for parents and physicians alike. This website will provide viewers a new way of looking at neuro/metabolic disease, and offer a creative opportunity for involvement in the exploration of medicine and healing." Includes interactive web forums, specific disorders information, relevant links, and much more.
Autism Resources
"Index of online information and resources on the developmental disabilities Autism and Asperger's Syndrome. This page is an organized list of resources about Autism that are available on the net."
Bandaids and Blackboards
Shows children what it's like to grow up with medical problems. Includes strategies of inclusion, links for parents and teachers, and stories of some of the children who participated in the research.
Chronic Illness, Children, and Health Education
Shows children what it's like to grow up with medical problems. Includes strategies of inclusion, links for parents and teachers, and stories of some of the children who participated in the research.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
"The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease." This site provides information and related contacts.
Family Caregiver Alliance
Information and resources on such topics as epilepsy.
Gentle Teaching
A non violent approach for helping people with special needs
HealthlinkUSA
"Links to 1,000's of health sites, 100's of health topics, featuring treatment, diagnosis, prevention, risk factors, support groups, email lists, personal stories, etc. Updated regularly.
Information on Down Syndrome
Articles, links, and resources.
KidsHealth.org
A place for kids to find out more about their bodies and feelings. Parents and teachers can find information on child behavior and development, nutrition, general health, surgery, and immunizations.
Kid Source Online - Health: Diseases, Disorders, Illnesses and Medical Problems
"Learning more about the medical problems that inflict our children is important to every parent. The following articles relate to specific pediatric problems, illnesses or diseases and provide everything from in-depth information to recent news."
The Low Incidence Listserv
Provides on-going on-line support to members of school teams who work with students with severe/profound multiple physical and cognitive challenges. To subscribe to the list, the user should send an e-mail to: majordomo@etc.bc.ca The message should be: subscribe lowincidence (the subscriber’s e-mail address)

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