If you have a food product’s nutritional information, use the Product Calculator to determine if it meets the Alliance Guidelines to prevent childhood obesity. The Calculator does not work with beverage products.
RMHC-KC hosts Camp ChiMer, a summer camp for children’s disease specifically geared for 45-50 children ages nine to 17 who are undergoing peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis or who have had a renal transplant.
Camp Twin Lakes provides life-changing camp experiences to children with serious illnesses, disabilities and other challenges through week-long summer camps and year-round weekend retreats at three fully-accessible and medically-supported campsites, and t
Newly expanded to include partners, Caregiver-to-Caregiver allows husbands, wives, partners or companions of people with young onset Parkinson’s Disease to develop the same kind of unique, personal support their partners have enjoyed through Person-to-Per
Caring for a person with Huntington’s Disease is a monumental task. You will work with a variety of professionals: doctors, nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, psychologists and other specialists.
The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric program of its kind in Arizona, providing complete care for children diagnosed with malignancies and/or life-threatening hematologic and other childhood dise
United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona’s, (UCP) Therapy program include therapists who work with children at the Laura Dozer Center’s therapy clinic or the child’s natural environment, such as the home or daycare.
In this latest podcast in Community Health Charities’ Charity Spotlight series, host Jerry Franz asks the questions “How serious a health problem is HIV” and “what role does amfAR play in research, advocacy, and education?”
Today about 1 in 3 kids is overweight or obese. And studies show that overweight kids are likely to become overweight and obese adults. Scroll down to learn more about childhood obesity and its causes.
The Ronald McDonald Family Room is a special place within Children’s Mercy Hospital where inpatient families with children’s disease can rest and still be close to their child. It offers a comfortable, home-like environment including a living room area
The Advocacy and Health Policy department focuses on protecting children’s health through influencing federal, state and local public policy decisions. We also engage with stakeholders outside the policy arena on issues and projects focused on children.
The Children’s Heart Center team at Phoenix Children’s Hospital specializes in pediatric cardiology, intensive care, cardiac anesthesiology, and cardiothoracic surgery. Our comprehensive, multidisciplinary team provides the best possible care for complex
The most critical period of learning and development is the first five years of a child’s life. Equally important are the supports and services for cerebral palsy that the family and child receive from the educational and other social service agencies.
There are three basic kinds of camps for children and youths with epilepsy. Most of them are co-ed, meaning that while campers are segregated by gender during sleeping hours, they commingle for most programs and meals.
We educate health care personnel, first responders, child care providers and families on ways to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and to provide a safe sleep environment for babies in order to prevent accidental deaths due to unsafe sleep.
It is vital to reach out across Colorado to bring about SIDS awareness, prevention and risk reduction education. Parent education should address comprehensive strategies to reduce risks, such as Safe to Sleep® recommendations.
Community guides are available to serve most areas of the state by assisting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in locating and coordinating community resources to help meet a wide range of needs.
Provides customized support to enable an individual with disabilities to secure and maintain employment in the community. Employment Services may be available for adults enrolled into programs, or possibly those on adult waiting lists.
At Phoenix Children’s Hospital, they have made a commitment to improving the health and lives of all children in our community – not just the ones they see as patients. Learn more about various programs for prevention of childhood diseases.
Learn more about the community sponsored programs such as women’s wellness forum, assistance program for dialysis patients, health and care fair, community grants, Vials Of Life program and community scholarships.
Computers with adaptive input devices for assessment, training and/or personal computer time enabling individuals with disabilities to improve skills, cognizance and confidence through technology. Tulsa area.
Minnesota Chapter clubs, groups, social gatherings and mentor program are primarily about relationships and community. People whose lives are touched by multiple sclerosis can connect with others while engaging in lively discussion and gaining valuable insight.
Connections includes educational information, medical and research updates, current events, success stories, community group listings, fund raising information’s and other pertinent topics related to supporting individuals with Down syndrome.
AARBF maintains offices in Burbank (Southern California), Fresno (Central California) and San Francisco (Northern California). The headquarter office is in Burbank, CA which helps those who suffer from burns.
Formerly known as DOORWAYS’ Supportive Housing Facility (DSHF), Cooper House serves people who are unable to live independently as a result of HIV/AIDS. It is the only program of its kind in the region and was one of the first in the United States to pr
Read the stories of the children experiencing homelessness who come to Covenant House, often suffering from mental health issues such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and suicide attempts.
U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and Craig Hospital are partners in a Craig Hospital Paralympic Sports Program and are recognized as an official Paralympic Sport Club for spinal cord injuries patients.
Only one of its kind in New Jersey that provides alternatives to incarceration on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities who are defendants in the criminal justice system through advocacy, case management, education, and training.