is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to help people with ADHD achieve their full potential through education, support and community networking. Our website has 100 free and carefully chosen articles on ADHD. 100 links to ADHD-related sites, a National ADHD Directory with over 825 service providers listed, and a free monthly eNews.
Children of Alcoholics National: Mailing Address: ACA WSO, P.O.
Box 3216, Torrance CA, 90510 Phone: (310) 534-1815
Family Groups For information, contact the Al-Anon Family Group
Headquarters, Inc., 1600 Corporate Landing Parkway, Virginia Beach,
VA. 23454-5617. For meeting information in the U.S. and Canada, call
1-888-4AL-ANON (between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday-Friday).
Anonymous In the US/Canada: Look for Alcoholics Anonymous in
any telephone directory. Most hotlines staffed mainly by volunteer A.A's
who will be happy to answer your questions and/or put you in touch with
those who can.Write to: A.A. World Services, Inc., P.O. Box 459, New
York, NY 10163 (212) 870-3400.
American Academy of Pediatrics
Information for parents and professionals specializing in the care of
infants and children.
American Academy of
Pediatric Dentistry Information for parents and professionals
specializing in the care of infants and childrens oral health.
American Dental Association
Information for parents and professionals on all types of dentistry
Association (ASHA) - Offers a series of brochures, fact sheets,
and information packets available to the general public at no cost.
A computerized referral database of audiology and speech-language pathology
programs is available to meet individual consumer needs. 10801 Rockville
Pike, Rockville, MD 20852 Voice: (301) 897-3279 Fax: (301) 897-7355
Toll-free: (800) 638-8255
of Hope Foundation - If you've just had an unwanted baby, Please
Don't Panic! Call Nationwide 1-877-796-HOPE (4673).
Bonnie Babies Foundation
Help for families who have suffered a miscarriage, stillbirth or other
infant loss. E-mail for a FREE booklet full of information and resources:email@example.com
Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead
federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home
and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions,
and promoting health through strong partnerships.
CHADD - The
national non-profit organization representing children and adults with
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD). Founded in 1987 by
a group of concerned parents, CHADD works to improve the lives of people
with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder through education, advocacy
Services (CES) - Addressing the issues of ADHD, ADD, ODD and
other behavioral disorders. Dr. Reynold's unique approach to clinical
services includes neurofeedback and diagnostic services for troubled
children. An excellent resource! 770 Saybrook Road, Bldg.8, Middletown,
CT 06457 (860) 343-0227. Request a "House
Call" with Dr. Robert F. Reynolds at Robyn's Nest.
The Council For
Exceptional Children (CEC) - the largest international professional
organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals
with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.
Among other functions, the CEC helps professionals obtain conditions
and resources necessary for effective professional practice. Great resource
for teachers and parents!
CJ Foundation for SIDS
An excellent site that provides general information, resources, and
support related to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
A comprehensive dental resource directory.
Seals - Information on speech and language development, delays,
problems and where to find help.
Anonymous Info-line: (800) 736-9805.
Mailing Address: Families Anonymous, Inc. P.O. Box 3475 Culver City,
CA 90231-3475. Fax: (310) 815-9682
Medical news, information, community message boards and chat rooms,
free email, free homepages, books, newsletter, directory of related
web sites and more on diseases, disorders and chronic illness.
- A portal - directory of professional-level healthcare websites, featuring
a search directory, newsletter, forums, chatrooms, continuing education
and classified ads for the healthcare professional, help with the Internet.
A journal for parenthood lost and a community for perinatal health,
loss and bereavement created by Michael R. Berman, M.D. using 'new technologies'
to assuage the hurt, grieving and sorrow which accompany the loss of
a pregnancy or newborn child and to alleviate the angst which accompanies
the parenting and caring for critically ill neonates. Contact: 203-387-3589
Lyme Disease Foundation
- is a nonprofit medical healthcare agency dedicated to finding solutions
to tick-borne disorders. Loads of information, order posters, tick identification
cards for your organization/school, the latest research, photos, even
the many faces of these diseases.
Coalition - Premier source of childhood, adolescent, and adult
immunization information and hepatitis B educational materials. All
of the materials on this site are camera ready and copyright free! Includes
translations in a number of languages, recommendations for vaccinations
for pregnant women, adult vaccinations and much more!
is a Pediatricians guide to your children's health and safety, with
free parenting advice.
March of Dimes
provides complete information on current research, healthy pregnancy,
support, and so much more. Check out the health library or plan your
donation. A wonderful resource for parents in both Spanish and English!
24-Hour Resource Center:
In the USA call: 1-888-MODIMES (663-4637).
Outside the US call: 001-914-997-4765.
Or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical Library - Children's Health Library recommended by the
AAP and the AMA. This is a terrific reference if you don't find what
you need here at Robyn's Nest!
Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC
Disability and Health Branch, CDC supports several programs to maintain
and improve the health of families, adults, and children living with
disabilities and the prevention of secondary conditions.This area of
the CDC site provides a multitude of information including conferences,
updates, grants, even a "kids quest" section! 4770 Buford
Highway NE, (MSC) F-29, Atlanta, GA 30341 Phone 770/488-7667 Fax 770/488-7075
Cued Speech Association (NCSA) - Provides awareness and education
through instructional programs, publications, exhibits, and conferences
on the use of cued speech. The association provides information and
support for families with speech, hearing, and language needs and the
professionals who serve them. 23970 Hermitage Road, Shaker Heights,
OH 44122 Toll-free Voice/TTY: (800) 459-3529 Fax: (216) 360-0359
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
(NICHCY)- Information about Speech & Language Disorders
for parents and professionals. Excellent resource for teachers too!
Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders - (NIDCD)
An excellent resource chalk full of information for parents, teachers
and professionals. 1 Communication Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20892-3456,
Toll Free: (800) 241-1044, TTY: (800) 241-1055
Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) This site provides pertinent information
about childhood, adolescent, and adult immunizations. You will find
publications and reports on vaccine preventable diseases, vaccine safety,
vaccine coverage, immunization laws, and immunization registries.
www.postpartumexperience.com "You are not alone. You are not to blame. You will be well. Your experience is real and there is help."
International find local state resources and support groups
with the click of a mouse! Terrific information, the latest research
and resources relating to perinatal mood disorders.
The National SHARE Office provides support toward positive resolution
of grief experienced at the time of/or following the death of a baby.
This support encompasses emotional, physical, spiritual and social healing,
as well as sustaining the family unit. SHARE also provides information,
education, and resources on the needs and rights of bereaved parents
and siblings. A fantastic resource. e-mail email@example.com