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One question often asked by parents in my Practice is "Where can I find information about Child Psychology on the Internet?" For your convenience and benefit, I recommend the following "Top 49 Websites" that offer useful information about children, child development, behavioral and emotional disorders, child abuse, behavior management, academic instruction, etc. Can't find what you are looking for? NEW Search the internet from this page. See below.
A web site for children where information about school, families, games, toys, stories, video games, etc. can be found. Almost anything of interest to children can be found on this site.
Official website for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Information and materials are presented for parents and families.
An on-line doctoral dissertation offering information and resources on clinical depression.
All Kinds of Minds is a "nonprofit institute for the understanding of differences in learning." Research and topics involve understanding how children think and learn. An excellent resource for those interested in Learning Disabilities and learning styles of all children. The work of Dr. Mel Levine and his colleagues is presented and discussed.
Official website of the American Psychological Association. Contains information for Psychologists, students, and the general public.
Information about conception, pregnancy, childbirth, infancy, and parenting.
CHADD stands for Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder. CHADD is a well-known national non-profit organization representing children and adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD). CHADD works to improve the lives of people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder through education, advocacy and support.
Information and behavior management strategies for parents and mental health professionals who work with children.
Site dedicated to “meeting the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused and neglected children.” Also has information about understanding and reporting child abuse.
This site contains descriptions of numerous childhood disorders, as well as appropriate treatments and other resources.
The mission of is to provide a wide range of practical information about depression, including screening, general information, and related disorders.
Disability Resources is a "nonprofit organization to provide information about resources for independent living." They also "promote and improve awareness, availability and accessibility of information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work and play independently." The Disability Resources website is an excellent clearing house of information about disability and services for those with disabilities.
Whenever you are taking yourself too seriously and need to laugh, this site may help you put some things into perspective. was launched in 1996 as the first parenting site on the Web. It is a popular site where parents can find practical advice, information about school customized to their child's grade, suggestions for how to get involved with their child's learning, free e-mail newsletters, and entertaining activities.
Internet legal resources. Useful for finding legal information about children and related issues.
FunBrain is a learning site for kids on the Internet. Featured are "over 50 fun and interactive learning games for kids, parents, and teachers." Kids can access numerous fun, popular, and educational games.
Use this site to access and/or subscribe to child and parent newsletters on child development. An excellent source of information about children and parenting.
This is a medical website where you can obtain information about a variety of medical, behavioral, and emotional disorders and how to manage them successfully. Treatment options are also discussed.
Healthfinder is a government sponsored "gateway" website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. You can access reliable consumer health and human services information, including "selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as the government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public."
Healthgate is another medical web site where you can get up-to-date information about most health conditions and issues. It is a great clinical reference, a newsletter format is used, and the entries are easy to understand.
Infoplease is a clearinghouse of reference information that you or your children can access and use any hour of the day. Information from dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, and almanacs is well organized and accessible to the site user.
Features include consumer health information from experts at Harvard Medical Schools. This is an interactive website that offers information, question-and-answer, chat, and dialogue about numerous topics relating to childhood and health.
Internet Public Library Site. Excellent source for children, or those of us who like to think like children, to explore.
ISMHO stands for International Society for Mental Health Online. It is intended to promote the understanding, use and development of online communication, information and technology for the international mental health community.
This is a website exclusively for children. Visitors will find reviews of children's video games, screen savers that appeal to kids, educational games and activities, "downloads" that are entertaining and educational, and articles that offer advice and suggestions about various mental health topics.
This web site offers advice and information about children's health and related issues from medical personnel at the Nemours Foundation. Separate sections exist for parents, kids, and teens. The articles are very user-friendly and easy to read.
Kids-In-Mind is about movie reviews of material that may be objectionable to parents and children. The quality of movies is not reviewed, but questionable material is described. Then, parents are left to decide what they want their children to see and hear.
Kids' Space was created to foster literacy, artistic expression, and cross-cultural understanding among the world's children.
The Learning Network is a collection of Internet learning and information resources, content information, and shopping for parents, teachers, and children. It is also intended "to help parents, teachers, and students of all ages take control of their learning and make it part of their everyday lives."
Contains interesting and imaginative games and activities for children. "Special books for children's special concerns" are also available to order.
This is a search engine for "modern medicine and healthcare."
A very useful and informative site providing access to medical and psychiatric information.
This website is essentially a "free encyclopedia of mental health information created by a Canadian Psychiatrist, Dr. Phillip Long." Information booklets, magazine articles, diagnostic principles, and recommended treatments are made available to mental health professionals, patients, friends and families of patients, and the general public.
Official website for the National Association of School Psychologists. Contains plenty of information and publications pertaining to children.
Numerous issues and topics pertaining to parenting, children, and families. 
Pendulum Resources is about Bipolar Disorder. This helpful website contains information about textbooks, research studies, diagnostic criteria, and effective treatments for Bipolar Disorder.
Contains a valuable newsletter, training materials, and psychological tests.
Psychcrawler is a product of the American Psychological Association created to provide quick access to quality content in the field of psychology.” This is a very useful search engine for psychologists and other mental health providers.
This site is an internet-based resource that specializes in information services related to the mental health professions. Our audience includes Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and other related mental health practitioners, both professionals and students.
The "Psychology Portal" information website from the American Psychological Association (APA). Contains APA press release, psychology in the news, psychology books and materials, etc. 
The mission of SAVE is to educate about suicide prevention and to speak for suicide survivors.
A not-for-profit  information, support, and education center covering all aspects of this disorder.
Internet resources and activities for children, parents, and teachers.
As the domain name suggests, this is a clearinghouse for those interested in self-help. You will find a wealth of information including articles, browse forums, testimonials, newsletters, and discussion lists. Useful Psychology Resources are also provided.
SHPM stands for Self-Help & Psychology Magazine, which is “an educational publication written by mental health professionals for the discussion of general psychology as applied to our everyday lives.” 
One of the best reinforcers for children just happens to be stickers. This is the website for obtaining stickers of all kinds and varieties. Stickers are cataloged according to various themes, like sports, entertainment, holidays, celebrations, cartoons, etc. Prices are reasonable, too. An excellent resource for those who work with children.
TeacherVision is a site for teachers to use online tools and resources to enhance their lessons and classroom activities. "Resources include a variety of lesson plans, free email newsletters and literature tie-ins, quizzes, and printables to help teachers easily enhance learning and incorporate technology into their classrooms."
A very useful and informative site providing access to medical and psychiatric information.
A website dedicated to family relationships. Tools and advice are offered in order to build strong, healthy relationships.

Let's help each other! If you are aware of additional websites that you would like to share with others, please e-mail webmaster with the address and a brief description. All sites will be reviewed and if acceptable, posted on this page. As a courtesy, we appreciate a link to this page in returnTo ensure that this site remains helpful for you and your family,  this list will be updated frequently. To help us keep this site helpful, please let us know if any links are broken.

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