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Useful Links

Adolescent Health

www.stayteen.org 
Information for and by teens delivered in teen-friendly messages from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.

www.teenhealthfx.com 
TeenHealthFX.com is a reliable online resource for teens who have questions about their health, their bodies, relationships, and sexuality. It is informative, and encourages teens to also discuss these issues with their doctor and parents.

Advocacy

www.acnj.org 
The Association for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) is the state's foremost child research and advocacy organization. For 30 years ACNJ has advocated for policies and programs that improve the lives of children and families in New Jersey. Over the years, ACNJ's issues have expanded from child welfare and juvenile justice to include early care and education, health and support for low-income families.

www.edlawcenter.org 
Site of the Education Law Center serving New Jersey, which can help you understand and negotiate public education systems for your child.

http://www.state.nj.us/dcf/‚Äč
The website of the New Jersey Office of the Child Advocate provides policy and other information related to child protection, health, juvenile justice, mental health, and children's legal rights.

Allergy/Asthma

www.aaaai.org 
Site of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology; find lots of information about asthma and allergy here.

www.aanma.org 
The Allergy & Asthma Network (Mothers of Asthmatics) helps parents and children cope with allergies and asthma.

www.foodallergy.org 
Dedicated site for kids, teens, and adults with valuable information from The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network.

Attention Deficit Disorder

www.chadd.org 
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder site offers support and resources for children and adults.

www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder/index.shtml 
Facts about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder from the National Institute of Mental Health.

Breastfeeding

www.llli.org 
International breastfeeding organization provides support for feeding your newborn and infant, as well as many other resources for breastfeeding. Text is available in many languages.

www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding 
Maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; excellent breastfeeding site that starts with the basics and answers many common questions about technique, benefits, concerns, pumping, storing, and more.

Child Development

www.autismnj.org 
This site from Autism New Jersey, a nonprofit agency, provides information about advocacy, services, family and professional education, and consultation.

www.chadis.com
Child Health & Development Interactive System (CHADIS) is a web-based screening, diagnostic and management system that administers and analyzes pre-visit, online questionnaires completed by parents, teens or teachers and provides Clinicians with instant access to valuable clinical data and resources.

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/infantandtoddlerdevelopment.html 
Trusted health information on child development from Medline Plus