Patients and Families

Books and Magazines

Online version of Exceptional Parent magazine features an excellent selection of articles about a wide range of topics related to developmental disabilities including: health care, financial planning, technology, assistive products, toys, and more. Also, a “must see” section, sites are packed with resources that should come in handy for parents of children who have special needs, and are seeking information on disabilities, as well as on regular parenting topics.

How to Find Medical Information
An online, step-by-step consumer guide to locating accurate medical information; published by the National Institutes of Health.

Parents’ Guide to the Internet
A down-loadable booklet about safe use of the Internet; for children and parents, published by the U.S. Department of Education in collaboration with children's advocacy agencies. Emphasizes the positive aspects of Internet use while maintaining appropriate caution.

Special Child
Online publication offering practical information for parents of special needs children including success stories, parent matching program, bulletin board plus consumer-oriented information files about more than thirty-five pediatric diseases and disabilities.

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September 4, 2013
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Last Update
September 4, 2013