Resources for Children

Band-Aides & Blackboards — A site aimed at helping people understand what it's like to grow up with a serious medical problem. Features stories written by children and teens with a wide variety of problems or conditions including cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus, ADD and many more. Also has a section of very helpful information for teachers about issues related to the unique problems of chronically ill children in the classroom.

Taryn's World: A Special Place for Special Kids  “Club Med” links to home pages of kids sharing information about their own lives and medical conditions, mostly genetic.

Word!  Elementary-level medical dictionary from KidsHealth.