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Fredericksburg Resource Families - Additional Resources
Merck Manual Home Edition: Children's Health Issues: www.merck.com
A free, searchable, illustrated reference covering a range of topics in childhood health and well-being.
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation: www.pedaids.org
Containing many helpful links, as well as information for families and those caring for children who are HIV positive or have AIDS.
Kids Connect: www.kidsconnect.org
A website for children who are HIV positive.
National Resource Center for Youth Development
University of Oklahoma
202 W. 8th Street
Tulsa, OK 74119-1419
A national center providing comprehensive information and resources for children approaching/planning for independent living. The website has a extensive list of links.
Foster Club: www.fosterclub.org
The Club just for foster kids.Varied, interactive website for foster children, includes chat rooms, "Famous Foster Kids," advice, independent living information, and much more.
National Resource Center for Youth
National Resource Center for Youth Services
University of Oklahoma
4502 E. 41st Street, Building 4 West
Tulsa, OK 74135-2512
Although this organization focuses on teens, especially teens and young adults moving toward independent living, it makes available a great range of information covering many areas. The website contains articles and information on such issues as prevention, independent living. The website also contains an extensive set of links on many, many topics of interest.
American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL60007-1090
The AAP website contains a wealth of information about family health and family life, and includes listings of other resources such as books and other organizations. The website also has a comprehensive, annotated listing of Internet resources for families.
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association: www.add.org
1788 Second Street, Suite 200
Highland Park, II 60035
ADDA's website is comprehensive, offering up to date information, as well as a bibliography and other resource listings.
Child Welfare League of America
440 First Street, NW, Third Floor
Washington, DC 20001 -2085
Phone: (202) 638-2952
Fax: (202) 638·4004
CWLA provides comprehensive services, training programs, standards of care, publications for parents and professionals, as well as the center of a national network of organizations for and of foster parents and adoptive parents, public and private agencies, and those concerned for the well being of children.
National Foster Parent Association
P.Q. Box 81
Alpha, Ohio 54301~OO81
A national organization providing information and organizing support for foster parents.
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