CDM Resources Organized by Topic
Health & Disability
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 60,000 pediatricians. A goal of AAP is to educate and inform parents and families on optimal physical, mental, and social health for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Activities of the AAP include advocacy for children and youth, public education, research, professional education, membership service and advocacy for pediatricians. The website menu offers a range of information and resources.Bookstore and Publications lists professional publications, research and advocacy publications, patient education publications, parenting guides and Pediatric electronic pages with links to abstracts or full-text articles. Advocacy lists current federal legislative activities, as well as state government affairs projects that affect the health and well-being of children and adolescents. Your Baby's Physical Development< is a brochure from Pathways Awareness Foundation that guides parents in tracking their child’s physical development. A Minute for Kids is a link to sixty-second radio segments (website offers a free download of Real Player) geared towards children that addresses topics ranging from bedwetting, to early brain development, language development, separation anxiety, toilet training, and many others.Nutrition and Your Childis a quarterly consumer oriented newsletter for parents, health care professionals, and educators.
ParentingMany useful Parenting Tips can be found at Brainy-Child.com. Review parenting tips on how to nurture a smarter kid. You can also learn if your child is gifted by learning about the characteristics of gifted children. This site discusses brain development, emotional and physical development, and nutritional advice for newborns to children of age 6. Brainy-Child.com also contains a wide variety of child development articles and products for parents and child care educators.