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More Medical Topics - Online Resources

MedlinePlus Health Topic: School Health

Missouri School Health

Kansas School Health


Children & Adults with ADD (CHADD, in EnglishSpanish, Arabic, Chinese, French, Hebrew, Japanese, Portuguese)

ADHD Summer Program (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)


Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Patient Resources (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics) includes Pollen Count Monitoring tool and Center for Environmental Health.  See the Safe and Healthy Schools Program!

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (has patient information, pollen forecast, includes information/activities just for kids, also in Spanish)

Food Allergy Research & Education (formerly Food Allergy Network)

Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Online (American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology)

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America  (also in Spanish)


Kids Get Arthritis Too! (American Juvenile Arthritis Organization)


Asthma Education ; Asthma (ED) Algorithm ; Asthma Measures and Outcomes, (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)
American Lung Association: Going Back to School, Asthma Basics course, Asthma resources 
Asthma (CDC)

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism --includes family training (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)
Act Early (CDC)

Cancer (National Cancer Institute)

Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation services of Children's Mercy Hospital

Crohn's/Ulcerative Colitis/Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation includes Living with CF at School section.


Skinsight Skin Condition Finder from Logical Images
MedlinePlus:Skin Conditions

Digestive Disorders

GI Kids

NASPGHAN Clinical Guidelines/Position Statements


Diabetes Team (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics) --see the Patient Resources section 

Children with Diabetes (see the School section)

Diabetes (CDC)

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NIDDK)

Camp Planet D in Linwood KS (American Diabetes Association)

Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities

International Dyslexia Association Kansas/Missouri Branch
Learning Disabilities Association of Kansas
Learning Disabilities Association of Missouri
National Library for the Blind and the Physically Handicapped--Missouri library--Kansas library (talking books and Braille, also available for use by dyslexic students).
Diagnosing Dyslexia (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Center (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)

National Eating Disorders Association

Identification and Management of Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents (AAP)

Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

Epilepsy Foundation of America
Epilepsy Foundation--Missouri & Kansas
Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)

First Aid/Injury Treatment

Merck Manual for Health Care Professionals - Injuries and Poisoning

Merck Manual for Patients & Caregivers - Injuries and Poisoning

First Aid for Eye Emergencies (Prevent Blindness America)

Concussion  and other Sports Medicine Resources

Head Trauma First Aid (Logical Images)


Heart Encyclopedia (Cincinnati Children's Hospital)
American Heart Association 
Heart Center (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)


Nephrology Services: Kidney Center, Dialysis Program, Hypertension clinic, Bone and Mineral Disorder Clinic, Enuresis Clinic (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)

National Kidney Foundation  and its local chapter

American Kidney Fund (includes programs for children)

NIDDK Health Information (English and Spanish)

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NIDDK)

Poisoning and Toxicity, Disasters, Public Health

Household Products Database (Safety Data Sheets in plain language)
Pillbox - rapid identification of unknown pills (National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health)

Environmental Health & Toxicology for students/educators, for health professionals, and for emergency responders

Disaster Types and Topics (Disaster Information Management Center)

Kansas City (MO) Public Health Department and Emergency Preparedness (includes videos) and Health Emergency Preparedness.

Missouri School Earthquake Preparedness

Procedures: Ostomy Care, Tube Feeding, Tracheostomy Care

United Ostomy Associations of America
Understanding your Ostomy booklets in multiple languages (Learning Center from Hollister)
Caring for a Child with an Ostomy (from ConvaTec)

Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition in English and Spanish (American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition)
IV and Tube Feedings for Clinicians (Oley Foundation)
Care Cards in English and Spanish (Children's Mercy Kansas City) on Mic-Key®, Gastrostostomy tube care/feeding/removal, Jejunostomy tube care/removal, Nasogastric tube feeding.

Aaron's Tracheostomy Page
Tracheostomy care: an evidence-based guide to suctioning and dressing changes by Betty Nance-Floyd, American Nurse Today 2011 July;6(7).

Puberty, Sex, GLTBQ

Adolescent Medicine Clinics, the GUIDE Clinic for children and adolescents with disorders of sexual differentation, and Gender Pathways Services for transgender, gender-variant, and gender-questioning patients  (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)

Planned Parenthood

Talking to Your Kids About Sex (AACAP)

TeensHealth (written for teens from Nemours) Sexual Health

I Wanna Know (American Sexual Health Association)

SexEdLibrary (tools for educators from SIECUS)

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

Passages (Kansas City LGBTQ Youth Center)
PFLAG (Parents, Families, Friends, and Allies United with LGBT People)
GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network fosters respect and tolerance in schools)
YouthResource (by and for LGBTQ youth; links to Spanish AbienteJoven site)

Sports Medicine

Center for Sports Medicine (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (progressive degenerative brain disease caused by repetitive head trauma)

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