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Information about children with ADHD.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Information
Information about children with Autism Spectrum disorders.
National Holine for mental health and treatment referral
The US Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Public Health offers help with substance abuse and mental health issues.
The Dan Marino Foundation
The Dan Marino Foundation’s mission is "empowering individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities".
CATCH - Coordinated Approach to Child Health
Healthy living and Obesity Prevention Programs - a platform for healthier futures for communities and children.
Child Car Seats
American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations on car seats.
Child Care Information for Parents and Providers
Guidelines and recommendations for providing child car; also an online application.
Child Disability Social Security Application
Application for social security disability for children.
Early Childhood Resources
Online activities and resources for early childhood.
First Aid for Children
Information about keeping children safe
Florida Patient Bill of Rights
Read the Florida Patient Bill of Rights statute.
For Parents: Vaccines for Your Children
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: CDC Child Vaccinations
Healthy Diets for Children
Great resources include growth charts, food groups, games, activity sheets, kid-friendly recipes, and physical activity tips
General information about infant immunizations.
Immunization schedules for children of all ages: infant t six years old, seven to eighteen years old, and nineteen and older from birth through eighteen years, and also 19 and older.
Mental health in early childhood
Social development, assessment, and behavioral programs for children from birth to the age of five.
Missing and Exploited Children Hotline
National missing and exploited children hotline (1-800-843-5678).
Raising Healthy Children
Learn about raising healthy children and safety in the home and community.
Toddlers Who Bite Others
WebMD: How to Stop Your Child From Biting
Adult Survivors of Child Abuse
Support for adults who suffered child abuse.
Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Agency for Persons with Disabilities information.
Child Abuse Resources
Resources about child abuse and how to prevent it.
Child Help Hotline in Florida & Elsewhere
Childhelp: National Hotline with Professional Crisis Counselors, staffed 24/7. 800.4.A.CHILD
Community Behavioral Health Services Locator
Find a Community Behavioral Health Services near you.
Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Find an area office of the APD near you.
National Organization for Victim Assistance
Assistance & information to bring dignity and compassion for those harmed by crime and crisis.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
A free, 24-hour suicide prevention hotline (1-800-273-8255).
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
National sexual abuse hotline and support (1-800-656-4673).
Locate the nearest Red Cross agency.
Report suspicions of abuse, abandonment, or neglect for all ages 1-800-962-2873.
Florida Health Finder
Find and compare Florida healthcare facilities and search the multimedia encyclopedia for health topics.
Health Practitioner License Search
Look up the license of any Florida healthcare practitioner.
Health Practitioner Profiles
Look up health care practitioner profile (education, proceedings, actions, etc).
Find a health facility or healthcare provider close to you.
Assistive Technology Information
Find assistive technology that is right for you by borrowing from the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology.
Assistive Technology Loan Program
Search the Assistive Technology Loan Program database.
FAAST Funding Sources Database
Find a funding source for Assistive Services and Technology.
Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged
Look up your county to find out where to call to schedule a ride.
Food Stamps Application
Apply for food stamps here.
Good Nutrition for Women, Infants & Children
General WIC rules for Florida residents.
Information on grants available through the National Institutes of Health.
Health Resources and Services Administration
Find a federally-funded health care center near you.
New Horizon Fund
Loans for all types of assistive devices and to purchase equipment for starting or maintaining a home-based business.
Summer Food Service Programs
Find a Summer Food Program for Children site near you.
WIC Locations by County
Find the office providing WIC services nearest you.
Information about children with asthma.
Blood Disorder Information
Information about children with Blood Disorders.
Information about children with cancer.
Center for Disease Control - Human Papillomavirus
Information about Human Papillomavirus (HPV) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Cerebral Palsy Information
Information about children with cerebral palsy.
Common Diseases and Conditions for children
CDC information about common diseases and conditions for children aged 4-11 years old.
Common Diseases and Conditions for Infants
CDC information about common diseases and conditions for children aged birth-3 years old.
Cystic Fibrosis Information
Information about children with cystic fibrosis.
Information about newly diagnosed children with diabetes.
Down Syndrome Information
Information about children with down syndrome.
Ear Infection Information
Information about children who have ear infections.
Information about children with epilepsy.
Fetal Alcohol Disorders (FASDs)
Information about children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs).
Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling
A statewide addiction helpline, FCCG is a membership based non-profit educational and advocacy organization.
Group B Strep Information
Information about group B strep also known as baby strep.
Heart Disease Information
Information about children with heart disease.
Information about children with HIV/AIDs.
Immune System Disorder Information
Information about children with immune system disorders.
Jaundice in Infants
Warning signs of Jaundice/Kernicterus in new born infants.
Trusted health information about drugs and supplements, health topics, and current health news.
Muscular Dystrophy Information
Information about children with Muscular Dystrophy.
Preventing Asthma in Your Home
Asthma Home Environment Checklist
Recreational Water Illness
Information about recreational water illnesses (RWI).
Information about Rotavirus prevention and detection in children.
Information about children with scoliosis.
Seasonal flu information for parents.
Special Needs Information
Resources for parents of children with special needs.
Spina Bifida Information
Information about children with spina bifida.
Tramatic Brain Injury Information
Information about children with traumatic brain injuries.
Two Spirit Health Services, Inc.
Central Florida’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) community related services.
Walk From Obesity
The largest national walkathon for obesity awareness in communities across the country; in Gainesville, FL.
Whooping Cough Information
Information about Pertussis (Whooping Cough) regarding infants.
Find out about your eligibility for COBRA here.
Cover Florida Healthcare
Florida sponsored healthcare plans.
Health Plan Information
Find health plans in your county and compare health plan quality.
Medicaid Application & Eligibility
Find out if you are eligible to receive food stamps, cash, low or no cost health insurance, or help paying Medicare premiums.
Medicaid Area Offices
Find a Medicaid Area Office near you.
General information about Medicare including eligibility, benefits, and how to enroll.
Medicare Eligibility Tool
Find out if you are eligible for Medicare.
Social Security Benefits
See if you are eligible for benefits from the Social Security Administration.
Social Security Disability Benefits
Find out how to apply for Social Security Disability Benefits.
Social Security Offices
Find a social security office in your area.
Social Security Online
Find out about social security benefits.
Your Medicare Coverage
Information about Medicare health care benefits.
Birth, Death, Marriage, and Divorce Certificates
Order birth, death, divorce, & marriage certificates.
Closed Liability Claims Search
Search for closed liability claims on doctors, dentists, hospitals, HMOs, abortion clinics, ambulatory surgical centers, crisis stabilization centers and lawyers.
File a Healthcare complaint
Information about filing a complaint against a Florida health care professional (1-866-966-7226).
Florida Department of Elder Affairs Caregivers Website
Resources and programs for caregivers, such as respite care.
Human Care Licensing
Information on licensing for all types of human care.
Medical Quality Assurance
Verify, renew, apply for a license. File a complaint, request public record, report unlicensed activity.
Florida Prescription Drug Prices
Look for prescription drug prices. Lists the price of a 30 day supply.
Getting Prescription Drug Refilled During Hurricane Season
Prescription drug refills during hurricane season.
Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance
Get extra help to pay for the premiums, deductibles, and co-payments related to the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.
Benefits Check Up
Find benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources.
Florida Aging Resource Centers
Medicare counseling, victim advocacy, caregiver help, and more
Senior Citizen Resources
Official information and services for seniors from the U.S. government.
Basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
Senior Housing and Services
Find senior housing and care options.
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