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.
website for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Information and materials are presented for parents and families.
on-line doctoral dissertation offering information and resources
on clinical depression.
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
website of the American Psychological Association. Contains
information for Psychologists, students, and the general public.
about conception, pregnancy, childbirth, infancy, and parenting.
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.
and behavior management strategies for parents and mental health
professionals who work with children.
dedicated to “meeting the physical, emotional, educational,
and spiritual needs of abused and neglected children.”
Also has information about understanding and reporting child
site contains descriptions of numerous childhood disorders,
as well as appropriate treatments and other resources.
The mission of Depression.about.com is to provide a wide range of practical information about depression, including screening, general information, and related
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.
you are taking yourself too seriously and need to laugh, this
site may help you put some things into perspective.
FamilyEducation.com 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
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.
this site to access and/or subscribe to child and parent newsletters
on child development. An excellent source of information about
children and parenting.
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
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."
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.
Public Library Site. Excellent source for children, or those
of us who like to think like children, to explore.
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.
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.
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."
interesting and imaginative games and activities for children.
"Special books for children's special concerns" are also available
is a search engine for "modern medicine and healthcare."
very useful and informative site providing access to medical and
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.
website for the National Association of School Psychologists.
Contains plenty of information and publications pertaining to
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.
a valuable newsletter, training materials, and psychological
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.
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.
"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.
not-for-profit information, support, and education center
covering all aspects of this disorder.
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.
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
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."
very useful and informative site providing access to medical
and psychiatric information.
website dedicated to family relationships. Tools and advice
are offered in order to build strong, healthy relationships.
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