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Parenting Resources*: Disease Specific Resources*
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Disease Specific Resources*



Asthma & allergies

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


Behavior/ mental health disorders

Birth defects

Blood disorders


  • American Cancer Society 
  • American Childhood Cancer Organization: Provides information on the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer through various means including the distribution of books and literature
  • Beads of courage: Dedicated to honoring the challenging journey that these children take while experiencing cancer and related treatments
  • Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation: Provides personalized events, activities and gifts to children suffering with cancer 
  • Cancervive: Dedicated to providing support, public education and advocacy to those who have experiences cancer 
  • Chemo Angels: Volunteer support group for people undergoing chemotherapy 
  • Childhood Leukemia Foundation: Offers a wide range of service at no charge to children living with cancer and their families 
  • Heavenly Hats: Collects and distributes new hats of all kinds to heroes of all ages who lose their hair due to the treatment of cancer 
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Provides education, support and financial assistance to patients facing the challenges related to leukemia or lymphoma 
  • LivingWell Resource Center: Provides comprehensive educational, supportive, and recreational programs for children, teens, and parents experiencing cancer in the family.
  • Super Sibs: Provides ongoing services to help siblings of children with cancer manage through life's most challenging experiences 
  • Wellness House: Offers psychosocial support, education and information as a complement to medical treatment to cancer patients and their families. 
  • Wigs For Kids: Provides hair replacement solutions for children affected by chemotherapy, alopecia, burns and other medical conditions


Digestive disorders

Eating Disorders

Epilepsy/ seizures

Gasteroesophageal reflux (GERD)

Genetic disorders

Hearing impairment

Heart disorders



Immune disorders


Learning disabilities

Lung disease

Prader-Willi Syndrome


Sickle Cell Disease

Shaken Baby Syndrome

Speech and language disorders

Spina Bifida


Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Turner Syndrome

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