Health Links

General Pediatric Health


A new site created by the American Academy of Pediatrics; excellent reference guide, divided into age categories with lots of age appropriate developmental and behavioral information.


Excellent overall reference for “everything health”, from emergency updates to specific diseases/conditions to age specific information. From their home page you can link to a wide variety of pediatric health, safety and developmental topics.


A popular website for children’s health and developmental topics; unique set up with dedicated links specific to parents, kids and teens.


Developed by the University of Michigan, has topics from A to Z with excellent discussions and links to appropriate resources.

 

Healthy Living


A wonderful nutritional resource for all ages, packed with information to keep us nutritionally fit and healthy!

 


Fredco pediatrics is an active participant in this initiative that encourages nature awareness and outside activities. Check out local and upcoming events.

LiveWell Frederick has launched the 5-2-1-0 program to help our community members incorporate changes into their lives to enhance their health and wellness. The 5-2-1-0 program is designed to help you and your family grow stronger, smarter and healthier together.

 

Positive Parenting

  Powerful, proactive positive parenting resource.

 

  Dr. Lee might be her biggest fan!  Meghan Leahy is a parent coach with a regular advice column in the Washing Post.

 

ADHD References

A good starting point for an overview of ADHD.


The National non-profit organization that provides educational advocacy and support for patients and families.

 

Austism Spectrum Disorders/Developmental Delay


Through the National Institutes of Health, their Autism Fact Sheet covers all relevant areas briefly but thoroughly with an expansive list of other relevant links.

NIMH – ASD(PDD)
More expansive than the link above, has more background information and discussion of causation.


Nationally recognized as a leading institution dedicated to pediatric developmental disabilities; located in Baltimore, serves both as an information and referral source.

Asthma & Allergy

                     

Local Down Syndrome Resource

Vaccine Questions

These sites offer credible information about vaccines and vaccine safety:

Community Programs

Docs in the Park Reach out and Read Girls on the Run United Way of Frederick Maryland Interagency Early Childhood Committee Mental Health Association LiveWell Frederick Family Resource, Information & Education Network for Down Syndrome
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