Resources

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Here at Selma Pediatrics we take pride in being a resource for our community. Here is a list of links that provide health and safety information for you and your family.

Children and Adults with AD/HD (CHADD)

CHADD represents individuals with AD/HD, for education, advocacy and support. The organization is composed of dedicated volunteers from around the country who play an integral part in the association’s success by providing resources and encouragement to parents, educators and professionals on a grassroots level through CHADD chapters.

Children & Asthma

Asthma in kids is quite common, but still worrisome to parents. Learn what you need to know about the symptoms of infant asthma, dealing with asthma and school, an asthma action plan for children and more. Get answers to questions such as, how do I talk to my child about asthma?

The Immunization Action Coalition and Hepatitis B Coalition

The Immunization Action Coalition works to increase immunization rates and prevent disease by creating and distributing educational materials for health professionals and the public that enhance the delivery of safe and effective immunization services. The Coalition also facilitates communication about the safety, efficacy, and use of vaccines within the broad immunization community of patients, parents, health care organizations, and government health agencies. The Hepatitis B Coalition promotes hepatitis B vaccination for all children 0-18 years; HBsAg screening for all pregnant women; testing and vaccination for high-risk groups; and education and treatment for people who are chronically infected with hepatitis B.

The Vaccine Information for the Public and Health Professionals

The Vaccine Information for the Public and Health Professionals home page helps inform parents, health professionals, members of the media, legislators, and anyone who is interested in learning more about vaccines and the diseases they prevent. The content is easy to access; for each vaccine-preventable disease, there are answers to many questions about the disease and the vaccine, as well as sections containing photos, case histories, recommendations, references, and links to useful resources.

Parents’ Action for Children

Parents’ Action for Children is a national non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of early childhood development and school readiness.

Safe Kids USA

Safe Kids USA offers tips, advice and suggestions to make your family’s online experience fun, safe and productive.

The National SAFE KIDS Campaign

The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to the prevention of unintentional childhood injury, the number one killer of children ages 14 and under. More than 300 state and local SAFE KIDS coalitions in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico comprise the Campaign.

American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics dedicates their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP has approximately 57,000 members in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Members include pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists.

WebMD.com

WebMD.com is a leader in providing online information that helps physicians, consumers, providers and health plans navigate the complexity of the healthcare system. Our products and services streamline administrative and clinical processes, promote efficiency and reduce costs by facilitating information exchange, communication and electronic transactions between healthcare participants.

 

 


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