Emergency and Community Resources

www.poisoncontrol.uchc.edu/about/index.htm CT Poison Control
www.stamhealth.org Stamford Hospital
www.childguidancect.org CT Child Guidance Center (Crisis Hotline)
www.kidsincrisis.org Emergency Child Intervention
www.ctparenting.org CT Department of Children and Families
www.birth23.org Birth to Three
www.stamfordct.gov City of Stamford Website
www.childrensnyp.org Columbia Children’s Hospital
www.ccmckids.org CT Children’s Medical Center

Common General Pediatric Websites

www.aap.org American Academy of Pediatrics
www.cdc.gov Center for Disease Control
www.kidshealth.org Nemours Foundation Child Website
www.healthychildren.org AAP developed Website
www.ccmckids.org CT Children’s Medical Center
www.mayoclinic.com Mayo Clinic Website

Parenting

www.drugfree.org The Partnership At Drug Free.org
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/adhd.cfm Drug Free Parent Resource Center
www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov College Drinking – Changing The Culture
lfcrac The Lower Fairfield County Regional Action Council
View PDF NIAAA Back to School Fact Sheet

Common Topics Of Interest

Allergy

When Your Child Is Diagnosed With Allergies
http://www.foodallergy.org
http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/medical/allergies/allergy.html
Tips for Reducing Allergen Exposure
Allergy Action Plan

Asthma

http://www.aafa.org
http://www.aanma.org
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/asthmainchildren.html
http://www.cdc.gov/asthma
Asthma Action Plan

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

http://www.chadd.org
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/adhd.cfm
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd
ADD parent information
Educational Rights Child with ADHD
For Parents of Child with ADHD
Homework Tips
Working With Child’s School
Rating Scales for Parent
Rating Scale for Teachers

The following scales are use to follow up after treatment is started
Follow up Rating Scale Parents
Follow up Rating Scale Teacher

Autism
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism
MCHAT Toddler Screen for Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Breast Feeding

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/breastfeeding.html
http://www.lalecheleague.org

Learning Disabilities

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

Lyme Disease

http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/medical/brain/lyme.html
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/lyme

Mental Health

http://www.aacap.org
http://www.compassionatefriends.org

Safety

http://ctsafekids.org
http://www.aap.org/family/carseatguide.htm
http://www.ct.gov/dmv
Teen Driver Contract
http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/teen/safety
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/portal/site/nhtsa/menuitem.5928da45f99592381601031046108a0c
http://www.aap.org/family/tippmain.htm

Sleep

http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/sleep
http://www.sleepforkids.org/html/practices.html
http://www.sleeplady.com

Vaccines

http://vaccine.chop.edu/
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/

LIBRARY

Child Care Books

Books Published by the American Academy of Pediatrics: And many other titles available in the Parent Resources Bookstore at www.aap.org

  • Caring For Your Infant and Young Child: Birth To Age Five
  • Your Baby’s First Year
  • The Wonder Years
  • Caring For Your School-Age Child: Ages 5 to 12
  • Caring For Your Teenager

Other Titles:

  • The Happiest Baby On The Block by Harvey Karp, MD
  • Touchpoints by T. Berry Brazelton, MD
  • Your Child’s Health by Barton Schmitt, MD
  • What To Expect The First Year by Arlene Eisenberg
  • What To Expect The Toddler Years by Arlene Eisenberg
  • The Baby Book: Everything You Need To Know About Your Baby From
  • Birth to Age Two by William Sears, Martha Sears, Robert Sears and James Sears
  • The New Basics: A-to-Z Baby & Child Care for the Modern Parent by Michel Cohen, MD

Books on Adolescent Issues

  • Your Body Yourself by Alison Bell and Dr. Lisa Rooney
  • The Teenage Body Book by Kathy McCoy and Charles Wibbelsman
  • The American Medical Association’s Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Teen
  • The American Medical Association’s Girls Guide to Becoming a Teen

Books Related to Childhood Discipline, for Parents

  • 1-2-3 Magic by Thomas Phelan, PhD
  • Surviving Your Adolescents by Thomas Phelan
  • Parent Power! by John Rosemond
  • Six Point Plan for Raising Happy, Healthy Children by John Rosemond
  • Making the Terrible Two’s Terrific by John Rosemond
  • Positive Discipline Series by Jane Nelson Ed.D (includes titles for every age group, from toddlers to
    adolescents)
  • Screamfree Parenting by Hal Edward Runkel
  • How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Setting Limits With Your Strong-Willed Child by Robert J. MacKenzie Ed.D
  • The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children by Ross W. Greene
  • The Happiest Toddler On The Block by Harvey Karp, MD and Paula Spencer

Books on Feeding Infants and Children

  • On Becoming Babywise by Gary Ezzo and Robert Bucknam
  • On Becoming Babywise–Pretoddlers 5-15 Months by Gary Ezzo and Robert Bucknam
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding from La Leche League
  • The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids Favorite Meals by Missy Chase Lapine
  • Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food by Jessica Seinfeld
  • Lunch Lessons: Changing The Way We Feed Our Children by Ann Cooper and Lisa M. Holmes

Books on Sleep Problems

  • Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems by Richard Ferber, MD
  • Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth
  • The No-Cry Sleep Solution: Gentle Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep
  • Through the Night by Elizabeth Pantley and William Sears
  • The Sleepeasy Solution: The Exhausted Parent’s Guide to Getting Your
  • Child to Sleep from Birth to Age 5 by Jennifer Waldburger and Jill Spivack