Healthcare

American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
847.434.4000
Websites:
http://www.aap.org
http://www.healthychildren.org
An organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

KidsHealth.Org
Website: http://kidshealth.org
Email: comments@KidsHealth.org
Provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
301-496-4261
Website: http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/OralHealth/Topics/DevelopmentalDisabilities
Email: nidcrinfo@mail.nih.gov
The series of publications equips dental professionals in the community with the basic information they need to deliver quality oral health care to people with special needs.

PA Medical Home Initiative
800.414.7391
Website: http://www.pamedicalhome.org
Email: contact@pamedicalhome.org
A medical home is not a building, a house or a hospital, it is an approach to health care that emphasizes the partnership between pediatric clinicians and families, providing care for children with special health care needs that is accessible, comprehensive, coordinated, and family-centered.

UCP- My Child Without Limits
Website: http://mychildwithoutlimits.org
Proper oral hygiene is a vital part of every child’s overall health and well-being, but is especially essential for many children with developmental disabilities, who are at greater risk for serious health problems resulting from poor oral hygiene.