Specific Health Topics

Health Connect, a consumer health library and health and safety information clearinghouse, provides individuals, families and communities with up-to-date information regarding various health and safety challenges, as well as, to help identify resources available on a local and national level.  The resources offered are about the specific health or safety issue, referrals to other organizations who may offer support groups or information, or referrals to other resources and multimedia sources (websites).

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ACNE

What is Acne

Acne Facts

ACCESSIBLE LIVING

How to Find an Accessible Apartment

Features of Accessible Apartments

AGING

National Council for Aging

AIDS

What are HIV and AIDS?

ALBINISM

About Albinism & Hypopigmentation

ALLERGIES

Allergy Overview

ALLERGIES, FOOD

Living with Food Allergies

AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS (ALS)

Understanding ALS

ANXIETY DISORDERS

Anxiety Disorders

APLASTIC ANEMIA

About Aplastic Anemia

APRAXIA

What is Apraxia?

ARTHRITIS

Arthritis Foundation

ASPERGER SYNDROME

Asperger Syndrome

ASTHMA

Asthma

ATAXIA

What is Ataxia?

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER

ADHD

AUTISM

What is Autism?

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism

Creating a Sensory Friendly Home

B

BAD BREATH

SEE: HALITOSIS

BIRTH DEFECTS

Birth Defects and Other Health Conditions

BLADDER DISORDERS

Bladder Control Problems & Nerve Disease

Urinary Tract Infections in Children

Urinary Incontinence in Children

BLINDNESS

American Council of the Blind

BRAIN TUMORS

About Brain Tumors

BRONCHITIS

 General Information from Mayo Clinic

Picture of Bronchitis

Visual Guide to Bronchitis

BURN INJURY

Burn Overview

C

CANCER

 What is Cancer?

CARDIAC DISEASES

SEE: HEART

CEREBRAL PALSY

About Cerebral Palsy

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Pediatric Development and Behavior

CHROMOSOME DEFECTS

Chromosome Deletion Outreach

CHRONIC FATIGUE

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Facts and Brochures
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's CFS Page

COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

CONSTIPATION

General Information from Cleveland Clinic

Reasons for Constipation

Visual Guide for Constipation

Self-Care Guide

COUGH

General Information

MedLine

Lung.org

Reasons for Coughing

Self-care Guide

COVID

Resources in multiple languages 

Coping With Covid-19 While Disabled

CROHN'S DISEASE

General Information

MedLine

CrohnsColitisFoundation

Visual Guide of Crohn’s Disease

Reasons for Crohn’s Disease

CROUP

CHILDREN AND CROUP
Croup

CUTS

General Information

MedLine

KidsHealth.org

D

DEPRESSION

Depression Overview

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

Developmental disabilities 

DIABETES

Diabetes Overview

DIARRHEA

General Information

Visual

Digestion

General information

Visual

DISABILITIES

SEE: LEARNING DISABILITIES

DOWN SYNDROME

What is Down Syndrome?

DRUG ABUSE

Marijuana: Facts for Teens
Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

DRUGS-INFORMATION

General Information

Reference guides

List by Name

Drug Info

FDA

DRUGS-LIST

Drugs List A-Z

DYSLEXIA

Dyslexia: The Gift. Information and Resources for Dyslexia
International Dyslexia Association

E

EAR ACHE

What is an Ear Ache?

Ear Ache in Kids

EAR INFECTION

Ear Infections in Children

EATING DISORDERS

General Information

How to Start Recovery

EDUCATION

AskERIC
SERI - Special Education Resources on the Internet

ENDOMETRIOSIS

Facts About Endometriosis

ENVIRONMENT

Environmental Health Topics

EPILEPSY

Epilepsy Foundation

EYE DISEASES

Macular Degeneration Foundation

EYE PROBLEMS

Common Causes

Common Disorders/Diseases

General Information 

Information on different Disorder/Diseases 

F

FEDERAL DOCUMENTS

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)

FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum

Fetal Alcohol Education 

FEVER

What is a Fever?

What Causes Fevers?

General Information

FIBROMYALGIA

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT FIBROMYALGIA

FLU

General Information

Ways to Prevent the Flu

Understanding the Flu

Influenza

G

GLAUCOMA

Glaucoma Research Foundation

H

HALITOSIS

6 Causes of Bad Breath

HEAD INJURY

SEE: TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

HEAD LICE

What are Head Lice?

HEADACHES

Headache Information Page

HEARING PROBLEMS

Hearing and Deafness

HEART

American Heart Association

HOSPICE

Choosing a Hospice

HYPERACTIVITY

Hyperactivity

HYPOPIGMENTATION

About Albinism & Hypopigmentation

I

IMMUNE DISEASES

Autoimmune Diseases

IMMUNIZATIONS

Vaccines and Immunizations

Resources For Immunizations 

INFLUENZA

See: Flu

J

JOURNALS

Child Abuse & Neglect User Manual Series
Future of Children

K

KLINEFELTER SYNDROME

Klinefelter Syndrome

L

LEAD

Health and Environmental Effects
LEAD

LEARNING DISABILITIES

LD OnLine: Getting Started
LD OnLine: Learning Disabilities Resources

LEUKEMIA

Leukemia

LUNG DISEASES

Lung Diseases

LUPUS

Living with Lupus
Lupus Foundation of America

LYME DISEASE

Lyme Disease Information Resource

M

MEDICATIONS

SEE: DRUGS

MELANOMA

SEE: SKIN CANCER

MENTAL HEALTH

What is mental health?

RoadMap to Mental Health

Mental Health Continuum

MENTAL RETARDATION

Intellectual Abilities
Kids Health

MESOTHELIOMA

Mesothelioma Veterans Center

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

Muscular Dystrophy Association
Muscular Dystrophies & NMD’s Overview (AUSTRALIA)

N

NATIVE AMERICAN HEALTH

Indian Health Service

NEUROFIBROMATOSIS

National Neurofibromatosis Foundation

O

ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES

Contraception and Birth Control

ORGAN TRANSPLANTS

Coalition on Donation

P

PAIN

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - Chronic Pain

PARALYSIS

Paralysis

PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY

Virtual Hospital: Iowa Health Book: Pediatric Radiology

PKU

PKU

PRADER-WILLI

The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association

PSORIASIS

National Psoriasis Foundation

Q

R

RADIATION

NIH - Radiation Fact Sheet

S

SCHIZOPHRENIA

Schizophrenia

SELF-CARE

Self-Care Central - HealthWorld Online

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

SINUSITIS

Sinusitis: A treatment plan that works for asthma and allergy too

SKIN CANCER

What you need to know

SLEEP APNEA

Sleep Apnea in Kids

SPECIAL EDUCATION

Special Education Resources

Making Special Education Work for Your Child During COVID

SPECIAL NEEDS

What You Need to Know About Special Needs Trusts

See: Autism, Aspersers

SPINAL CORD INJURIES

National Spinal Cord Injury Association

STURGE-WEBER SYNDROME

The Sturge-Weber Foundation

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME

Mayo Clinic-SIDS

T

TEETH

National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research

TRANSPLANT

Coalition on Donation

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

National Resource Center For Traumatic Brain Injury
NLC: Understanding Brain Injury
Rehabilitation Resource Center
TBI National Data Center

TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCES

Kids In Trauma

TURNER SYNDROME

Turner's Syndrome Society of the US

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V

W

WATER SAFETY

General Information

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