Health Information Center

Specific Conditions – Resources

Asthma Action Plan from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Asthma Action Plan – color coded.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Student Asthma Action Card – Asthma Action Plan Card from Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

Autism Fact Sheets – Multiple Languages – The University of Southern California (USC), Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has translated (with permission) the CDC “Learn the Signs. Act Early” Autism Fact Sheet into multiple languages to reach underserved populations and to encourage early identification of autism. The Autism Fact Sheet is available in Arabic, Armenian, Farsi, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Tagalog, Thai, and Vietnamese.

Centers for Disease Control – Diseases and Conditions Resources – Information from Centers for Disease Control on specific diseases and conditions – arranged alphabetically.

Epilepsy and My Child Toolkit – A resource for parents with a newly diagnosed child.

Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders: A Resource Guide for Parents – Children are one of life ’s greatest gifts. As parents, we want to do all we can to nurture and take care of our children. As a parent of a child with epilepsy, also referred to as seizure disorders, you face the additional challenge of learning as much as you can about your child ’s special needs. This Guide was written with you in mind. It was written to give you some very basic information, including an introduction to epilepsy and seizure disorders. It is not intended to provide medical advice. Any questions related to the medical treatment of your child should always be addressed to your child ’s pediatrician. family physician or neurologist.

Health Care Guidelines for Individuals with Down Syndrome: 1999 Revision – Down Syndrome Preventive Medical Check List – Edited by William I. Cohen M.D. for the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group.

Listen-Up Website – Specializing in Information for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing – I’ve dedicated years to gathering information and developing products geared to the special needs of hearing impaired children and their families. I know first-hand how difficult it is to find the information you need to deal with hearing impairment, whether you are a Parent, Teacher, Speech Pathologist, or anyone else who cares. My goal is to make this web site your one stop place for information, answers, help, ideas, resources, and anything else related to hearing-impairment.