Family Health & Education
This page seeks to identify and provide links to online Health & Education resources for parents, children and young adults.
Please send your comments and any suggestions you have for additions to this page to:  Ralph Spence

General Family
AllRefer Health - medical and health database of health articles and reference materials
Children's Defense Fund - provides education about the needs of children to help prevent sickness or trouble
Family Fun - Great ideas, practical advice, fun stuff to do - by DisneyOnline
Fire Safety - Informative resource focused on fire safety for families and educators. - Medical information from trusted sources in patient-friendly language.
Home Hazards - Fun interactive resource that allows kids to get a visual understanding of hazards in the house - seeks to provide helpful information, inspire and unite parents and parents-to-be
Kidsource - provides education & healthcare information for parents & their children
KidsHealth - collection of age appropriate article written by pediatricians
Love & Logic Institute - provides training materials that teach a unique "Love and Logic" approach to raising children
National Institute on Media & the Family - discusses the harmful influence of media on children - providing parents with the knowledge, insight and support to make parenting more rewarding
WebMD - facilitates medical information exchange between consumers, physicians and healthcare institutions

Babies & Toddlers
Babies Today - a site for parents, by parents with discussion boards and Q&A about raising children - offers guidance and advice from professionals, trusted sources and fellow parents
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention - vaccine information including what is recommended and why
Consumer Product Safety Commission - seeks to inform and protect families from unsafe consumer products
Parents Action - provides video series that address critical parenting, early childhood and school readiness issues.
Safe Kids - provides safety advice and education to prevent unintentional injury

Primary School
Bite Down Early - a guide to detecting bite problems from the California Association of Orthodontists
Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert - summer camps for boys and girls in Minnesota since 1909 - provides ideas and resources to enhance learning for parents, students & teachers
Entertainment Software Rating Board - provides a rating system for evaluating content of computer & video games
Kidport - an Internet educational service designed to provides tools to help K-8 students excel in school
LD Online - Informative articles on what causes learning disabilities, how to diagnose and what to do next
Teach R Kids Math - introduces math topics in creative and challenging ways for Elementary School kids
Coolmath4Kids - our mission is to make math fun
KidsClick! - created by librarians to provide a resource that helps young users find appropriate web sites
Screen It - An easy reference guide to to movie content, like blood/gore, sex/nudity and more
Space Camp - operating since 1982, offers a variety of programs and is the largest camp operation in the United States

Junior/ Senior High School
American Council for Drug Education - Details signs of drug abuse and gives tips on talking to kids about drugs
Internet Public Library - seeks to serve the public by finding and creating quality information resources
Kids-In-Crisis - Information, online counseling/intervention links for teens having difficult life problems or questions - provides homework help, formulas, free mini-lessons and homeschooling information for parents & students
Mathcounts - a coaching & competition program for middle school students nationwide.
Math Forum - provides an ask Dr. Math feature and other math resources
Pepper Music Network - online sheet music retailer with church, school and other special music selections
Rocky Mountain Talent Search - qualify for summer programs by taking ACT or SAT tests early - University of Denver
Schoolwork.ugh! - provides information and search help for students on any of 26 categories
Summer Opportunities Channel - a database of summer camp, academic, and travel programs from
Talent Identification Program - information about the "7th Grade Talent Search" and other programs - Duke University

College Preparation - provides a College Finder to sort over 3,200 colleges and universitites -aids the transition to college and provides SAT schedules and other test info
CollegeView College Search - offers virtual tours online, financial aid informationand scholarship opportunities
Fastweb - helps students find financial aid, scholarships, college information and jobs
National Association for College Admission Counseling - provides information & resources for college preparation
Reading List for the College Bound - a combination of many lists compiled by colleges and universities
Study Guides and Strategies - Various resources from Classroom Skills, Time Management to Web Site design
Virginia Tech Division of Student Affairs - Study Skills Self-help Information and Online Study Skills Workshops

Employment Opportunities
Best Jobs USA - provides search engines, career guides, salary surveys and other resources - provides information on job opportunities with search tools organized by job and industry - provides new career information, tools to improve resume preparation, and other helpful resources
My Monster - provides a database of jobs, career advice and a place to post and review resumes online
Work at Home - a directory of home-based job and business opportunities

Last Updated on Feb. 09, 2007

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