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Resources for families and children in Philadelphia

Cap4Kids | The Child Advocay Project of Philadelphia
www.cap4kids.org/philadelphia
This is a huge, comprehensive resource base!

American Academy of Pediatrics
www.healthychildren.org/English/Pages/default.aspx

National Institute of Health Genetics information
www//ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene
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Early Development of Socialization, Language and Behavior

Zero To Three
www.zerotothree.org/early-care-education/family-friend-neighbor-care/
supporting-early-brain-development.html

zerotothree.org/child-development/early-language-literacy/qa/dual-
language-delay.html

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Autism SpectruM DISORDERS / Asperger’s Syndrome Information
with local resource guides


Autism Speaks
www.autismspeaks.org

www.firstsigns.org

www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism
www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/100-day-kit
www.autismspeaks.org/community/fsdb/search.php

Autism Society
www.autism-society.org

www.ASAphilly.org

www.
ascendgroup.org
www.autismresources.com

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Medical Assistance / Insurance/ WRAPAROUND Information for
Autism Spectrum Disorders and ADHD PA

www.dpw.state.pa.us/forchildren/autism/autismresources
behavioralhealthrehabilitationservicesbhrs/index.htm

www.autism-support.org/autism-resources/medical-assistance-for-autistics
(This link is for application for SSI/Medical Assistance card for children
with Behavioral Health Diagnoses, not just for Autism)
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Services New Jersey

www.autismnj.org
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Asperger’s Syndrome Resources

www.ascendgroup.org
www.aspergersyndrome.org

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Behavioral Therapies in ASD

www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/treatment
www.floortime.org
www.education.ucsb.edu/autism/pivotal-response-treatment

www.koegelautism.com/
(for manuals on Teaching First Words and Motivation)
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Social Stories

www.thegraycenter.org
www.socialthinking.com
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

National Institute of Health
www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder/
complete-index.shtml

Web MD
www.webmd.com/add-adhd

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/

Center for Children and Families
www.ccf.buffalo.edu/resources_downloads.php

CHADD-Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
www.chadd.org

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Learning Disabilities

www.ldonline.org
www.
blog.psychtestingconsultants.com/?ci=22763
www.allkindsofminds.org

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Education Law

www.wrightslaw.com

www.chop.edu/service/pediatric-stroke-program/family-tips/special-education-
evaluation-special-education-law.html#requestDyspraxia

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DYSPRAXIA

www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk
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Child Psychiatry

www.massgeneral.org/schoolpsychiatry
www.macmh.org/publications/ecgfactsheets/ECfactall.pdf

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Anxiety in children

www.worrywisekids.org
Great website with lots of explanations and management suggestions
www.anxietyhelp.org/treatment/medication/inositol.html
www.sensory-processing-disorder.com

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Information for multi-cultural families

www.biculturalfamily.org
www.bilingualfamilynewsletter.com
(archives)
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Electronic Media and Children’s Development

www.safetynet.aap.org
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Services New Jersey

www.autismnj.org
www.aspennj.org/aspergers-syndrome.asp

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Alternative and Integrative Therapies

www.healing-arts.org/children

A Baumgaertel Alternative and controversial treatments for attention-deficit
disorder- 1999
www.pediatric.theclinics.com/article/S0031-3955%2805%2970167-X/abstractwww.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10570700

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Podcasts and videos on Child Development, Families,
Learning and Mental Health

T.Berry Brazelton, renowned developmental pediatrician,
advice on different topics in child development

www.first30days.com/experts/dr-t-berry-brazelton (on being a new dad)
www.brazeltontouchpoints.org/media/online-video/
www.
castroller.com/Podcasts/KerasThinkPodcast/1399229?start=0

Krista Tippett:On Being

www.being.publicradio.org/podcast/podcast.xml

A Voice for the Animals with Dr. Alan Rabinowitz 10/13/ 2011
Adele Diamond on learning, executive function, and Tools of the Mind 11/17/2009
Richard DavidsonInvestigating Healthy Minds 6/21/2011
Sherry TurkleReflecting on Our Technology 9/01, 2011
Autism and Humanity 7/14/2011
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Daniel Gottlieb:Voices in the Family

www.whyy.org/91FM/voices.html

Whole Brain Child 10/10/11
When Learning is Difficult 9/26/11
Impact of Childhood Stress 7/11/11
ADHD Adults 6/20/11
Ostracism 5/16/11
The Explosive Child: Frustration to Hope 5/30/11
Autism: New Research and Treatments 04/05/10
Autism: Cultural Imprints 4/25/11
Storytelling 3/7/11
The Tech Effect on Our Brains 03/22/10
Parenting: Its Joys and Blues 08/02/10
Fatherhood 06/14/10
Parenting Teens 10/18/10
The Bully Remedy 10/25/10
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Michael Merzenich

Research in autism and Fast ForWord
www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvzsXY0nfSQ
www.ted.com/talks/michael_merzenich_on_the_elastic_brain.html

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Self-regulation/Attention

Daniel Goleman “Breathing Buddies”:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=scqFHGInZE
www.youtube.com/watch?v=quS2kK27U_4
www.youtube
.com/watch?v=TWuvkF5jNmo
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Vaccines

www.docartemis.com/brainsciencepodcast/2009/01/extra-books-and-ideas-25-
paul-offit-md-on-vaccine-safety

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Affective Neuroscience
www.brainsciencepodcast.com/bsp/2010/1/13/affective-neuroscience-with-
jaak-panksepp-bsp-65.html

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Neuroscience/Brain training

www.brainsciencepodcast.com
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez

www.braingamereview.com

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