Includes Internet links to orthopedic sites.
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Includes patient information about orthopaedic conditions.
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is a national organization of orthopaedic surgeons specializing in sports medicine. This site includes patient education materials.
Children's Safety Network National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center
Includes links to resources on the Internet.
The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
This site is a national information and referral center with information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators and other professionals.
Abby's Twin: The Babysitter's Club, Ann M. Martin. Scholastic Inc., 1996.
National Scoliosis Foundation (NSF)
5 Cabot Place
Stoughton, MA 02072
The Scoliosis Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 811705
Boca Raton, FL 33481-1705
Phone: 1-800-800-0669 or 561-994-4435
This association publishes a quarterly newsletter and pamphlets. A single copy of their fact sheet is available free with a self-addressed, stamped envelope. The association also provides information about local chapters and support groups.
The Scoliosis Research Society
The Scoliosis Research Society seeks to foster optimal care for the patient
with spinal deformity, through education, research, advocacy, and ethical
practice. Web site includes extensive information on scoliosis and physician
Each of Us Remembers: Parents of Children with Cerebral Palsy Answer Your Questions. S. Weiss. Washington, DC: United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc. 1660 L Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036.
Caring for Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Team Approach. Ed. John Dormans, MD; Louis Pellegrino, MD. Brookes Publishing Company, P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285. Phone: 1-800-638-3775.
United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc.
1660 L Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-776-0406; 202-973-7197 (TT)
Web address: www.ucpa.org
Search for cerebral palsy
NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases-National Resource Center
1232 22nd St., NW
Washington, DC 20037-1292
Phone: 202-223-0344 or 1-800-624-BONE; TTY: 202-466-4315
The NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases-National Resource Center provides patients, health professionals and the public with an important link to resources and information on metabolic bone diseases.
Premier Internet site about cancer with comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments, discussion groups and news about research advances.
For more information about childhood musculoskeletal cancers, call the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service at 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237). A trained information specialist will answer your questions.
You may want to take a look at Young people with cancer: A handbook for parents.
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
This is a federation of more than 140 not-for-profit voluntary health organizations serving people with rare disorders and disabilities.