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Internet Resources

Children's Development and Challenges

  • Tufts University Child and Family WebGuide
    www.cfw.tufts.edu

    The WebGuide is a directory that evaluates, describes, and provides links to hundreds of sites containing child development research and practical advice. Topics are selected on the basis of parent recommendations; they cover all ages, from early child development through adolescence.

  • The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    www.aacap.org

    The webpage for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry includes facts, links to resources, press releases, "hot topics", research, and more. This site is intended to assist parents and families in understanding mental disorders and problems affecting children and adolescents, especially the link marked Complete Listing of Facts for Families.

  • Children, Youth, and Families Education and Research Network
    www.cyfernet.org

    CYFERnet's Web site brings together the best, children, youth and family resources of all the public land-grant universities in the country. It is designed to be used by anyone who needs comprehensive children, youth, or family information.

Print Resources

Our clinical staff sometimes finds that our clients are interested in additional readings that may be helpful.  We have compiled a list of books that address a variety of challenges and problems.  Click here to download the reading list.

In addition, many people will find useful information at the Internet sites listed on the left.

Mental Health and Treatment Options

  • Psych Central
    www.psychcentral.com

    A site with an abundance of information about mental health, including articles and essays, book reviews, live chats, discussion forums, and links to mental health resources.

  • Mental Help Net
    www.mentalhelp.net

    Mental Help Net is an established and highly regarded internet website dedicated to educating the public about mental health, wellness, and family and relationship issues and concerns. Designed and maintained by clinical psychologists, the site provides scientifically accurate and up-to-date coverage.

  • Evidence Based Treatment for Children and Adolescents
    www.effectivechildtherapy.com

    The purpose of this site is to inform people regarding the most up-to-date information about mental health practice for children and adolescents.

  • C.H.A.D.D.: Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    www.chadd.org

    The largest national ADD organization, with on-line fact sheets and information about the disorder.

  • Anxiety Disorders Association of America
    www.adaa.org 

    Home page of ADAA, with links pertinent to anxiety disorders throughout the lifespan. Includes some self-tests for adults, children, and parents as well.

  • Obsessive Compulsive Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago
    www.ocfchicago.org

    A local resource that has information about OCD, including resources and community supports relevant for children and adults.

  •  NutritionData
    www.nutritiondata.com

    A site with helpful information for calculating BMI, daily calorie needs, information on calories in various fast foods and all regular foods. 

  • Learning Disabilities Association of America
    www.ldanatl.org

    A national volunteer organization including individuals with learning disabilities, their families, and professionals. Provides fact sheets, bulletin board, articles, and links to multiple resources.

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