Resources

Useful websites and books recommended by our pediatricians.  Most of our age related handout sheets have additional webpages and books and can be found under “Health Maintenance“.

Websites:

www.poison.org
www.healthychildren.org
www.youngmenshealthsite.org
www.youngwomenshealth.org
www.chop.edu – useful information on immunizations and controversies
www.cpsc.gov
www.ewg.org
www.kidshealth.org
www.cdc.gov


Learning Disabilities/ADD Resources
A.D.D Warehouse
American Psychological Association – Psychology Help Center
National Association of Attention Deficit Disorders
CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
A website that focuses on the needs of Women and Girls
Resilience: Dr. Alvord Talks about Resilience
Bullying: Stop Bullying Now: Take A Stand
Groups for Kids in the Washington, DC Metro Area
National Institute of Mental Health
Parents Ask (Because Raising Kids Raises Questions)
Parents Perspective (a weekly radio show that has a podcast available on a variety of topics)
Sports Injuries

Books:

BOOKS FOR THE BEREAVED

How to Help Children Through a Parent’s Serious Illness, by Kathleen McCue,
The Bereaved Parent by H. Schriff
On Death and Dying by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
Questions and Answers About Death and Dying by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
*When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Kushner
Tracks of a Fellow Struggler by Bayly
The Growing Season by Hickman
Facing Death by Kavanaugh
Books to Help Children Cope with Separation and Loss by Bowker
Explaining Death to Children by Grollman
Talking About Death: a dialogue between parent and child by Carl Grollman
They Need to Know by Gordon
Death: What do you say to a child by Davidson
Telling a Child About Death by Jackson
Answers to a Child’s Questions About Death by Stillman
*The Grieving Child: a parents guide by Helen Fitzgerald
*How It Feels When A Parent Dies by Jill Krementz
*How To Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies by Therese Rando, PhD
Losing A Parent by Fiona Marshall
Going The Distance by George Sheehan


FOR CHILDREN
Ages 3-6
Tell Me, Papa by Centering Corp
Where’s Jess? By Centering Corp.
Fall of Freddy the Leaf by Bascalia
The 10th Good Thing About Barney by Viorst

Ages 6-12
The Magic Moth by Lee
A Taste of Blackberries by Smith
Charlottes Web by White

Ages 12 and up
Sounder by Armstrong
I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Craven
The Final Mystery by Klein
GUIDES TO CANCER
Facing Cancer, a complete guide for people with cancer, their families and caregivers by Ted Stern and Mikkael Sekeres
Giving Comfort: what you can do when someone you love is ill by Linda Milstein
When A Parent Has Cancer by Wendy Harpham

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